Feathered Bastard

Arpaio's End Game: Judge Snow Sets the Sheriff's Contempt Hearing for April, but Joe Has Some Tricks Up His Sleeve

Would it surprise you one iota if I told you that Sheriff Joe Arpaio has boasted of investigating federal Judge G. Murray Snow and his family, according to some very credible sources?

I doubt it, particularly if you've been in Maricopa County for any length of time and have not had your head up a camel's hindquarters.

After all, this is the same sheriff who has a 22-year history of ginning up criminal charges against his enemies, opening their mail, tailing them, investigating them on bogus accusations, arresting them without cause, implicating them in bizarre conspiracy theories, and otherwise violating their civil rights under the color of law.

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Stephen is a former staff writer and columnist at Phoenix New Times.
Contact: Stephen Lemons