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Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio drew the ire of apologists enabling a deadly culture of drugs in the United States when the law enforcement chief offered a sobering observation following the death of pop superstar Prince.
Celebrity gossip site TMZ reported the day Prince died that he was allegedly treated for a drug overdose six days earlier, saying the music legend’s plane made an emergency landing where he was rushed to a hospital and given a “save shot” of Naloxone, which can save a person’s life after an opiate overdose.
In addition to saying “drugs are killing our nation,” Arpaio noted that for 20 years, his jails have provided drug rehabilitation.
Condolences to Prince family. He allegedly was treated for a drug overdose days ago. I celebrated 20 yrs of drug rehab in my jails today.
— Sheriff Joe Arpaio (@RealSheriffJoe) April 22, 2016
Drugs are killing our nation!
— Joe Arpaio (@RealSheriffJoe) April 22, 2016
“America’s Toughest Sheriff” offered his condolences to Prince’s family, but that didn’t stop the haters on the left from attacking with a vengeance — it seems the sheriff’s dose of reality undermines the left’s lax stance on drug use.
It didn’t help matters that Arpaio deleted an original tweet and posted the comments above, which are a rephrasing of the deleted tweet:
The liberals at Raw Story praised folks for “acting decently for once” in response to Prince’s death, even boasting how the world reacted “like human beings with a heart and a soul.”
The website followed that up by displaying tweets such as this:
@RealSheriffJoe you need to be buried up to your ears in a septic tank and pissed on forever you awful piece of garbage
— K. Thor Jensen (@kthorjensen) April 22, 2016
Here’s a sampling of some more of the left “acting decently” from Twitter:
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When the revolution comes we’re sending you to the Hague @RealSheriffJoe
— Stefan BC (@Stefan_BC) April 22, 2016
@RealSheriffJoe You’re a monster.
— Theresa Krause (@tmkrause) April 22, 2016
@RealSheriffJoe No. Ignorant white trash inferior Aryan POS such as your geriatric ass is what TRYING to kill the nation. You’ll fail
— Inglorious Bastard (@commie_pink) April 22, 2016
@RealSheriffJoe YOU, are killing our people!
— markusgarvey (@markusgarvey) April 22, 2016
@RealSheriffJoe so are out of control cops. Thanks for shining a light on your idiocy.
— Alyx (@Smartalyx) April 22, 2016
@RealSheriffJoe Go fuck yourself. Gently. With a chainsaw. And everyone like you. It’s a travesty good people die and you keep going
— Amorphophallus titan (@Amorphophallus1) April 22, 2016
@RealSheriffJoe I cant wait to write a dick tweet on the day you die too …
— Carlinist (@SevenWords77) April 22, 2016
— Laura Elliott (@sipndibrunello) April 22, 2016
@RealSheriffJoe way to insert yourself in something that has nothing to do with you, you grandstanding sociopath.
— C. N. B. (@cnbintucson) April 22, 2016
A true representation of egotistical racist fuckery, you are.
— E.tty.M (@EttyM) April 22, 2016
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