Feathered Bastard

John Kavanagh's Roast of Joe Arpaio Sets Liberal Ninnies Aflame with False Indignation

To read all the fake outrage spewed by schoolmarmish lefties over state Representative John Kavanagh's skewering of Sheriff Joe Arpaio during a recent roast of the aged autocrat, you'd think Kavanagh had shot a Mexican man in Reno just to watch him die.

Don't get me wrong, I take a back seat to no one in spanking the right-wing Republican from Fountain Hills whenever I can.

I've ripped Kavanagh new orifices in the past over his support for Arizona's ethnic-cleansing law, Senate Bill 1070, and for his slavish political alliance with recalled, disgraced former state Senate President Russell Pearce.

I've excoriated Kavanagh, chair of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, for accepting free trips for himself and his wife to Azerbaijan and Commie China, and then turning around and sticking it to poor Arizonans with a bill to restrict panhandling.

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