Archaeologists have discovered Maricopa County Joe Arpaio's birthday was yesterday, and in typical Arpaio fashion, he shouted it from the rooftops.
For Arpaio's birthday, Citizens for a Better Arizona's Randy Parraz brought the sheriff a cake. The purpose, according to one of Parraz's e-mail blasts, was to put 80 candles on the thing, each one representing a million bucks in legal payments the county could reach thanks to Arpaio. (According to Paul Rubin's latest cover story, that number is currently about $50 million.)
Of course, Arpaio posed for the cake, earning him a spot in this week's New Times You Write the Caption contest.
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