Romney Picks Controversial Sheriff To Head Arizona Campaign
by robliberal, Wed Feb 28, 2007 at 03:29:09 PM EST
Republican presidential candidate Gov. Mitt Romeny has appointed Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio as the honorary chair of his Arizona campaign. The controversial sheriff is known for among other things being the first in the world to put juvenile offenders on "chain gangs", to house prisoners in a "Tent City" in 110 degree weather, require prisoners to wear pink underwear, and to reduce meal costs to inmates to only 15 cents a day.