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Joe Arpaio, "Concentration Camp" Operator and Senate Candidate, Is Back on His Birtherism

Joe Arpaio, the former sheriff of Maricopa County, AZ who once bragged about running a “concentration camp” for undocumented immigrants and announced this week he’ll run to replace Jeff Flake in the Senate, is now resurfacing false and racist claims about the veracity of Barack Obama’s birth certificate.

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'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…