We’ve written about politically ambitious Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu previously and not always in the most glowing of terms.
Referring to himself as “Sheriff Paul” in an attempt to emulate the cordial nickname used to address “Sheriff Joe” Arpaio, limelight-seeker Babeu has even marginalized Arpaio by promoting the idea that “there’s a new tough-talking sheriff in Arizona.”
Here, as he discusses the law suits filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the U.S. Department of Justice, challenging Arizona’s new illegal immigration law, we agree with his vantage point.
“So who has partnered with the ACLU?” Babeu asked in an interview with CNSNews. “It’s the president and (Attorney General) Eric Holder himself. And that’s simply outrageous.”
Read the complete report here.
And FOX News is reporting that a Mexican drug cartel is reputed to have placed a million dollar price on Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s head the day SB 1010 went into effect. The report also referred to the offer of $1,000 as a lure for recruitment into Mexican cartels.