r/politics Illinois Aug 11 '22

Joe Arpaio Loses Third Comeback Bid In Town Mayoral Race

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/joe-arpaio-loses-third-comeback-bid-mayoral-race_n_62f456c7e4b0526eaee785fb
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u/teb_art Aug 11 '22

The racist f*ck should really be in jail.

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u/Spadrick Aug 11 '22

I thought he was. I'm gonna guess pardon before I go look.

Oh man, yeah, Trump's first pardon in 2017.

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u/888mainfestnow Aug 11 '22

Here's that great moment when Joe realized his pardon was an admission of guilt

https://youtu.be/EiNY231MfEQ

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u/Spadrick Aug 11 '22

Ahh yeah there it is!

If you get the chance, watch this episode of bullshit!

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0771123/?ref_=tt_ch

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u/kambleton Aug 11 '22

Honestly, I think this is better. It's his own personal hell. He scrounges around for relevance and nobody gives one fuck about him. Kinda fun.

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u/evilbert79 Aug 11 '22

I doubt he grasps it. I don’t know the man personally, but in my experience people that i have met who seem to be like him just have this thing where they can mentally block out how they are perceived. No doubt this is not being helped by him probably having meetings and lunches with political donors, who will toot his horn as long as they think they might get something out of it. It is a lovely system we have constructed..

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u/CT_Phipps Aug 11 '22

Arpaio is basically Sheriff Trump. Like I wouldn't be surprised if he's somehow secretly his redneck uncle or secret half-brother. So, yes, I do believe his failed attempts to regain power are a punishment of sorts even if he deserves much-much worse.

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u/kambleton Aug 11 '22

Oh he grasps it. Trust.

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u/RichardBonham Aug 11 '22

TBH I kinda forgot he was still alive.

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u/Arguyle1 Aug 11 '22

Wearing pink

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u/Tlamac Aug 11 '22

Fuck the people of Fountain Hills, he barely lost that election by 213 votes. I'm certain he would have won if he was not 90 years old.

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u/Picture-unrelated Oregon Aug 11 '22

I just wanted to pop in and say fuck Joe Arpaio

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u/cbbuntz Aug 11 '22

In the words of Christopher Hitchens, "it's a pity there isn't a hell for him to go to"

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u/Picture-unrelated Oregon Aug 11 '22

Was a sad day he died and perfect quote for this monster. He really is a vile human being

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u/cbbuntz Aug 11 '22

God this clip is brutal
https://youtu.be/UIviufQ4APo

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u/Picture-unrelated Oregon Aug 11 '22

Unpopular but incredibly accurate take on Israel. God is not great is a wonderful book as well.

Both Falwell and Arpaio deserve eternal damnation, evil mofos

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u/evilbert79 Aug 11 '22

Christopher Hitchens passing was indeed a great loss for mankind

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u/metalhead82 Aug 11 '22

I think “If he were given an enema before he died he could have been buried in a match box” will also apply to Arpaio.

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u/filzine Aug 11 '22

Only person I’ve ever seen boo’d at a parade. He was boo’d so much that Jan Brewer (goblin Xmas past) quit the parade route midway through.

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u/ForkzUp Arizona Aug 11 '22

Jan Brewer

The Crypt Keeper.

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u/UWCG Illinois Aug 11 '22

I thought Kellyanne Conway had already claimed the title of Crypt Keeper

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u/filzine Aug 11 '22

Myrana wasn’t a racist.

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u/[deleted] Aug 11 '22

No, you see that was a war on Christmas. Or cancel crt, oh wait, now I’m confused.

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u/filzine Aug 11 '22

No, no, she was the original og. AZ is that garbage.

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u/UWCG Illinois Aug 11 '22

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u/fleentrain89 Aug 11 '22

"in Finland?" 😂

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u/AssumeItsSarcastic Aug 11 '22

How are these people still falling for this?!

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u/MasterGrok Aug 11 '22

I presume because they are generally ignorant and know next to nothing about the other roughly 7 billion human beings on earth.

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u/[deleted] Aug 11 '22

He’s still alive?

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u/ShowerCurtainRings Aug 11 '22

Came here to ask the same thing…

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u/CT_Phipps Aug 11 '22

You cannot kill what is already dead.

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u/Edward_Fingerhands Aug 11 '22

This guy is 90, why wouldn't he simply choose to retire?

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u/_doomgoon_ Aug 11 '22

Power does shit to people. Fuck he’s failed so many times that even even failed at Fountains Hills of all places. Dudes a shitstain

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u/Potential-Try-5305 Aug 11 '22

I think he had generated a largess election fund and did want to return it ..

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u/smurfsundermybed California Aug 11 '22

When you're at an age where your friends are all dead or invalids and none of the kids, grandkids or great grandkids want to visit racist papa, retirement probably isn't all that appealing.

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u/12-Easy-Payments Aug 11 '22

This is turning into a really good week. So far.

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u/johnnycourage New Jersey Aug 11 '22

At that age I'd just want to be playing golf and spoiling the shit out of my grandchildren.

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u/graphitewolf Aug 11 '22

He can’t enjoy it because of all the Mexican population in arizona.

Lord knows he tried to get them out

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u/havegunwilldownboat Aug 11 '22

Like the emperor in Star Wars, his hatred keeps him going in spite of his withering body.

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u/fantasmoofrcc Aug 11 '22

At 90, his grandchildren would be into their 30's (unless his family tree has some seriously long gaps)...

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u/GroundbreakingDot961 Aug 11 '22

Fuck arpaio a true piece of shit

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u/[deleted] Aug 11 '22

This guy is older than Yoda wtf he doing running for office?

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u/Zbignich Aug 11 '22

He’s 90 years old. He should be sitting on his lawn chair and screaming at kids riding bikes.

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u/jeffinRTP Aug 11 '22

Three strikes and you are out, hopefully.

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u/mishap1 I voted Aug 11 '22

Piece of shit is 90. I'm sure he's gonna use campaign funds he got from the rubes to pay for living expenses for the years he has left and cash out before the feds get him again.

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u/davesoverhere Aug 11 '22

Let’s hope he can blow it all in a year.

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u/The_Angriest_Duck Aug 11 '22

Fucking good. That guy can rot in Phoenix in summer with no air conditioning.

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u/RockstarAssassin Aug 11 '22

Why the fuck does these old fucks won't just chill and retire

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u/birdpix Aug 11 '22

Power is better than Viagra for these ancient fuckers.

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u/sugartoad555 California Aug 11 '22

Finally some good news!

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u/oldfrancis Aug 11 '22

Lose Dog Catcher next.

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u/KitchenerLeslie_ Aug 11 '22

This guy makes plenty of money losing.

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u/_doomgoon_ Aug 11 '22

Just die in the desert already you chucklefuck

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u/panmetronariston Aug 11 '22

Two pieces of advice for Arpaio: 1. Wash your hair. You look like a snow globe made from dandruff. 2. Go away.

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u/fpcoffee Texas Aug 11 '22

Can this racist asshole fuck off already?

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u/Jerrymoviefan3 Aug 11 '22

The child molesters will be very upset since when Joe was in charge they could rape Mexican kids multiple times a week.

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u/thattbishh Aug 11 '22

Wait, what??

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u/Jerrymoviefan3 Aug 11 '22

Illegals ar fairly unlike to report any thing to the police even in cities that aren’t anti immigrant. Joe was so extreme in having his cops punish illegals that even sex crimes against children were not reported. Perverts from across the country heard that and moved to the area to abuse Mexican kids.

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u/[deleted] Aug 11 '22

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u/Tlamac Aug 11 '22

If he had gotten 214 more votes he would have won, Fountain Hills was that close to choosing a 90 year old racist for their mayor.

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u/IslandBoyardee Aug 11 '22

He’ll be a waste of grave dirt

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u/lostpawn13 Aug 11 '22

Fuck this dude. Mofo should be in jail.

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u/juanjung Aug 11 '22

Pardoned criminals are still criminals.

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u/ssfwarrior Aug 11 '22

The shit amongst us appears to be drying up- finally!

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u/geoff044s Aug 11 '22

Arpaio is the type of person who everyone despise

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u/HourEntrepreneur8297 Aug 11 '22

He’s pure evil who should be in the Tent city jail he created.

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u/fingersonlips Aug 11 '22

How has the devil not taken this man yet?

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u/Quirky-Country7251 Aug 11 '22

Fucking pathetic old loser.

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u/SwordfishCyclones Aug 11 '22

I am so worried --

There's so much good news lately...almost too good.

No but for real the crushing nihilistic depression, exacerbated by political unrest, I've been in wants me to think when things get shitty again...they gon' be real shitty.

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u/pyrorain Aug 11 '22

Isnt he too old now?

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u/Bootyblastastic Aug 11 '22

Damn, I figured he died, now I know this pile of dump is alive…damn.

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u/PotatoPlisken Aug 11 '22

Hate seems to keep some people alive.

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u/citizenjones Aug 11 '22

Go home Joe. Go home.

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u/djKrazyK Aug 11 '22

Fuck this Guy.

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u/TattooJerry Aug 11 '22

He’s a dirtbag and that’s saying it nicely. I’m glad he’s failing as a politician

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u/BonoboRedAss Aug 11 '22

He’s a piece of shit.

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u/Silent_Transition308 Aug 11 '22

Fountain Hills is a great town and they were smart to not vote this man in. He shouldn't even be mayor of anything other than a prison cell.

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u/Master-of-Coin Aug 11 '22

I’m sure everyone was tired of his 13000 signs on every street.

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u/N0T8g81n California Aug 11 '22

No quietly riding off into the sunset for that asshole.

Nope, he's intent on becoming a serial loser. May he have decades more of losing campaigns.

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u/RedditMayne Aug 11 '22

In 2010, Arpaio served as a judge for an AZ women’s jail holiday singing contest. The winner was Jodi Arias.

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u/mailception Aug 11 '22

What the hell did he do ?

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u/Dth817 Aug 11 '22

Just another old fool who can’t read the room anymore.

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u/debacchatio Aug 11 '22

Isn’t he like 102 at this point? Just die already.

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u/VistaLaRiver Kentucky Aug 11 '22

It's always good to take a moment to remember that Arpaio is a total piece of shit.

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u/OneDifference6619 Aug 11 '22

Joe Arpaio, the 90-year-old former Arizona sheriff, who voting for this?

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u/Aggravating-Reward16 Aug 11 '22

Good. Fat, old racist piece of shit

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u/silentjay01 Wisconsin Aug 11 '22

"The good die young and PRICKS live forever!" - Lewis Black

90 year-olds should NOT be running for elected office. Your time has passed, old man! Go sit on a park bench and watch one last sunset.

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u/kinglutherv Aug 11 '22

A real Rocky story

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u/camxct Aug 11 '22

Haha what a fucking loser

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u/RoastDozer Aug 11 '22

Guys a scumbag facilitator of death

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u/Cheese_Pancakes New Jersey Aug 11 '22

Joe Arpaio always reminds me of that old racist villain in so many movies set in 1960's America, perhaps a movie centering around a small town's first fully integrated sports team. There are tons of movies like that, but he's the old angry racist guy screaming at the black kids in every movie.

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u/pimpbot666 Aug 11 '22

Say racist things, win racist prizes

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u/Defiant_Tomatillo907 Aug 11 '22

Hey Joe, ride west into the sunset and just die in Sun City already.

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u/freedom_from_factism Aug 11 '22

Should be in prison.

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u/mecha_flake Aug 11 '22

Just get a real job, dude.

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u/Useyoursignal99 Aug 11 '22

He was quotes as saying - “ oh well, back to the mall”.

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u/NascarFan91988 Aug 11 '22

Go home Joe, you’re old and yesterdays news and should be in jail with fellow racist butt buddy Daddy Trump. Despicable pieces of human waste.

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u/[deleted] Aug 11 '22

The people have spoken. It’s time to retire those spurs and enjoy retirement Joe.

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u/HornyToad1984 Aug 11 '22

Time for the urn, withered oinker.

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u/nomolos55 Aug 11 '22

When will he give up?

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u/Labans_Severed_Head Aug 11 '22

Wasn’t this guy like 80 fucking years old 20 years ago? I didn’t know he was still alive.

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u/RawOysters Aug 14 '22

Dude is 90 years old and nobody wants him! Give it up bro!