'It's Not Even a Dog Whistle Anymore': How Trump's Pardon of Joe Arpaio Endorses Racial Discrimination

Donald Trump pardoned the country’s most openly racist sheriff on Friday, endorsing racial discrimination in law enforcement. “We finally got rid of Sheriff Arpaio, but we got a national Sheriff Arpaio,” says Carlos Garcia, executive director of Puente Arizona, an organization dedicated to migrant justice. Splinter’s national affairs correspondent Jorge Rivas reports from Arizona.

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