Monday, August 28, 2017

DESPICABLE - Arpaio Pardon (Updated)

Prof that Trump is a racist.

"Arpaio pardon hurts GOP relations with Trump" PBS NewsHour 8/26/2017


SUMMARY:  President Donald Trump's pardon of former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who aggressively pursued undocumented immigrants, exacerbated an increasingly tenuous relationship with national Republicans.  NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield joins Hari Sreenivasan from Santa Barbara, California, on what the latest rift means for the party and country.

"What the Arpaio pardon reveals about Trump's take on the rule of law" PBS NewsHour 8/28/2017

His all powerful Majesty, King Trump, who is the ONLY law (at least in his own warped mind).


SUMMARY:  President Trump's Friday night pardon of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio -- convicted of defying a court order to stop targeting undocumented immigrants -- drew swift criticism, even from fellow Republicans.  What makes the controversial pardon so noteworthy?  John Yang is joined by Brian Kalt of Michigan State University to discuss its significance.

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