Joe Arpaio Begs for Votes, and Devin Fleenor's Anti-Arpaio Ad Hits TV

Joe practically begs viewers to let him keep his job in this new ad

Sheriff Joe looks like a worried old man in his new TV commercial, the latest in a series of pricey ads that his re-election campaign has been inundating county boob tubes with.

"Despite all the criticism," he says, gesticulating, a little over-eagerly. "I've always been tough on criminals. I will not stop doing the job you elected me to do."

See also:
-Paul Penzone Can Beat Arpaio, If He Turns Up the Heat
-Sheriff Arpaio Distorts Truth in Ad About Sex-Crimes Investigations
-Victims Wonder Why Arpaio Let Sex-Abuse Cases Languish
-Joe Arpaio's Sex Crimes Debacle Eviscerated in New Video by Devin Fleenor

Except when it came to the 400-plus sex crimes in El Mirage and elsewhere that were botched under his regime. Which is the scandal Arpaio obviously is attempting to address in this ad.

Thing is, he's doing it poorly. Look at his body language, listen to his voice. This is not "America's toughest sheriff." This is an exercise in desperation.
CBS 5 - KPHO's report on the Fleenor ad making it to TV



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Babeu
Babeu

In AZ it is Corrupt right up to the top to the Attorney General. Everybody gets off not matter what crime you report. They all cover for each other because they all commit some violation. Even the Sheriff's who take a oath to protect and serve, never honor that oath. They all do what is best for them political. They do not give a crap about any sex crimes and make up every excuse in the world why they never did anything about them. In the mean time these rapists are out there raping more people. The victims never have a voice and are further traumatize by their Sheriff doing nothing about them. Sheriff Joe is responsible for this. He is the top dog, and this should be a crime with him ignoring all these rapes.

 

Just like Sheriff Paul Babeu, he commits crimes by going with underage males, intimidates, threatens them not to come forward. Also, in his own family he covers up the rapes done by his own brother's John and Peter. Then Paul, John and my father threaten my life if I tell. Well, the odd thing is, Paul and your Judge Shaun admitted in front of a lot of people at a Babeu party in North Adams in the summer of 2002 to John, that he molested both of them. But, now Paul and Shaun protect him.

 When I chased John out of the hospital when he had my son with him. This  is when all the lies began. John ran because the police where coming and he has a warrant out for his arrest. So, John told Paul in Jan of 2008, (Paul had just announced his was running for Sheriff) that if he did not go along with the fact, that I made 20 phone calls from the Critical Care Unit, saying I was going to kill my children, that he was going to expose Paul for what happened at the DeSisto School in Stockbrige MA when Paul was Executive Director. Paul abused the students there and also slept with one of the male students. Also ,Paul stole $10,000. from John on a roofing job he did for DeSisto. John told the whole family they better go along with this and everyone did so Paul could further himself in Politics

I hope it was worth it Sheriff Paul Babeu. Paul calls himself a victims advocate. What a huge lie that is. Paul torments, lies, and goes to great lengths to hide all the rapes in our family and hangs out now with John and Peter. Paul, this is soon going to backfire on you. It is very sad that you would protect a rapist over your sister's that have been raped. You are one sick pervert. The reports such as abc15.com may not want to show the rest of my interview because they are afraid of what you might do. But, I, Paul, am not afraid of you. You are just one big liar, who I am going to bring down, even if it takes every breath in me. I do not need the reporters or people that I thought were friends. No one gives a shit in politics about sex crimes. I will take care of it myself,, because you are just one little pervert. Lucy Babeu

Growup2012
Growup2012

So the Sheriff is 80 years of age, still uses a typewriter, has cost the Maricopa County tax payers MILLIONS of dollars in lawsuits  and the MC voters will re-elect him in November?????? ONLY IN ARIZONA!!!

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

50 years in law enforcement is like saying you have been driving for 50 years. odds are its time to hang up the keys. you are now the guy driving ON the sidewalk running people over on your way to the store.........HANG UP THE KEYS JOE!!! HANG UP THE KEYS!!!

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

has anyone told joe that 50 years in law enforcement does not MEAN 50 years experience? 

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

if anyone knows when this commercial airs and what channels, please  let me know

Flyer9753
Flyer9753 topcommenter

If Joe "Never backs down" why did he just settle a wrongful death case out of court?

 

I thought he never backed down?

 

Wake up people, the flaccid fool backs down all the time, how do you think we got to the 50+ million in settlements that have been paid out so far?

 

He also backs down from doing his entire job.

brookgarden
brookgarden

@phoenixnewtimes Telling the truth: Joe Arpaio "best friend county sex criminals have ever had." Vote @Penzone4sheriff and clean up MCSO.

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

they say time heals all wounds, i dont know if its true or not, but evidently after 5 years of ignoring these crimes, joe feels that time erases all crimes. damn fine law enforcement joe, "why are they bringing this up after 5 years?" BECAUSE AFTER 5 YEARS, ITS ABOUT TIME YOU INVESTIGATE THESE CRIMES . "its kind of strange these crimes are brought up right before the election" no shit joe, right now we are trying to see who would be an effective sheriff. you never brought up that you were kidnapped until right before an election, isnt that kind of strange? somebody put that jackass in a home, the only people who would be upset are the rapists he doesnt feel need to be stopped

NWEng
NWEng

"I will not stop doing the job you elected me to do."

 

The real question is, when did you ever really do your job?  So far you've worked on falsely arresting people, framing people for crimes, ignoring crimes that don't get you TV time, allowing your staff to get away with criminal activity, etc., etc.  So when have you ever, simply just done your fucking job?

Laurel
Laurel

How is telling the truth dirty politics?

 

Disturbing? Damn straight it's disturbing... that Arpaio neglected over 400 sex crimes in order to pursue his own political agenda.

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

its a shame we wont get to see a debate before the election. moderator-  "Sheriff Joe, your opponent has brought up the over 400 sex crimes in El Mirage, what can you tell us is being done?"   joe-"I'm not here to discuss that"   moderator- "Uh??....,,actually, yes you are"   joe- " Um....I have no recollection of that........it was Dave Henderschott.......those are not my words.....I have a cold.......PINK UNDERWEAR"

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

of course joe would NEVER STOP doing his job. you cant stop what you never started

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

joe is proud of his record, his record of abuse, death, ignoring of sex crimes, mismanagement of money, millions of dollars in lawsuits and settlements, abuse of power, corrupt upper management and  higher ups being fired. joe wants us to accept the fact, that he finds sex crimes insignificant, to be in the best interest of this county. suck it up joe, you were elected and paid to handle these crimes, and didnt. you find it  distasteful that someone would bring the plight of these victims to light, yet as you ignored hundreds of them and even left many to be further victimized, you degraded them even worse by trying to put out a commercial claiming to be the "greatest protector of children" all the while leaving their cases uninvestigated.

MaskedMagician1967
MaskedMagician1967

ROFL that was funny.

 

Seeing the MCSO shurf beg for votes is by far one of the most entertaining things I have ever seen. Have you seen this JAF? Your hero, mentor and savior is begging to keep his job.

 

The Old Fool is just like twice disgraced, corrupt, narcissistic and mentally sick Pearce, who once claimed he'd never lose a primary but got his ass handed to him by a 12-point margin twice. Once in the recall election (where he ran a sham candidate, a Class 5 FELONY) and the other in his failed comeback to the state Senate by Bob Worsley.

 

Buh-bye Shurf. Don't let the door hit you on the ass on the way out!

sentrock
sentrock

@stephenlemons do you have the link to donate to the commercial?

Cozz
Cozz

Shameless, Cheap and disgusting coming from Arpaio, that's rich coming from Arpaio's election since Arpaio is nothing but Shameless & Disgusting. I would say cheap as well, but Arpaio is not cheap by any means paying out claims to victims that have cost Maricopa County tax payers 50 million dollars +

Bnbk
Bnbk

I hope they can run this ad,at some time during tonights Cardinals game. That would reach a hell of alot voters.

david_saint01
david_saint01 topcommenter

LMAO yeah, the Saban ads werent cheap or disgusting were they...not too mention complete lies. At least this one is telling the truth! 

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

somebody needs to look under the front bumper of the "Joe Express" because we know he already ran over well over 400 plus people on his way to the election.

azwaverider
azwaverider

 @danzigsdaddy

 This group, as described in the clip, formed two years ago and finally got funding to make a commercial...watch it again.

Babeu
Babeu

 @Laurel

 I agree with you 100pecent, No one cares about victims of sexual abuse, rape etc. And people wonder why people that have been raped do not come forward. Not only is Sheriff Joe guilty of ignoring these sex crimes, Sheriff Paul has done the same thing within his own family. Every reporter that have my interview, have been scared to print it, because they say, Paul and his deputies would kill me.  What a lie that is. People that I have worked with on getting out the truth about Sheriff Paul, have even betrrayed me on this. Believe me, I would love to mention names. They take all my information about everything else, but when it come to the rapes done to me by my own brother John, my grandfather and the priest, I am told to shut my mouth.

 Paul,my brother Shaun, my sister Veronica, my brother Joe and another sister have been raped by John while we were growing up. John always beat my mother, I tried to stopped it, but it never worked. John has a warrant out for his arrest in Florida, but Paul remains friends with John and he comes to AZ and gets to stay at my parent's house. Paul goes along with him so John will not expose Paul secrets about the DeSisto school and going with young boys. I am considered a danger to the family my father says.

Why? Because my father never cared I was raped by his father from the age of four until my teens. My father told me he loved his dad and not me.

My brother Peter raped my two sister's and a niece. But, Paul is friends with Peter and even brought to St. Louis for the event of Sheriff of America. Peter admits the rape of my sister's, but Paul  does not care.

Paul illegally kidnapped my two boys and took out custody paper's because he did not want to lose his race for Sheriff the first time. The family all lied and made my children lie by saying I made 20 phone calls while in the critical care unit.

If that was not bad enough, now my mother is dying of Alzheimers , I am not allowed to see her. Paul has made that decision and told my father and everyone in the family not to talk to me. I have prove of all of this even taped phone conversation that the FBI told be to do. How far will Paul Babeu go to hide all the rapes in my family and protect all the brothers that did it. It is all for his polital gain. Paul is one big liar and a coward just like Sheriff Joe. Neither one of them are victim advocates. They only care about themselves, not the rapes of innocent victims.

The shame in all of this, is they get away with this by ruining so many lives.

 

I do not really care anymore that the people I worked with basically learned all my information and know have betrayed me by saying I always lie when I don't. They are as bad as Paul. H will pay the price for this one and so with J. They now who they are.

My children can say I do not care if you were raped, just like my father says to me.. But, one day, they will realize you do not do this to a mother that raised you for 20years. My whole family are liars including my children. It is really sad they used me as their scapegoat. And as far as the people I worked with, you can say  what you want about me. You will both regret  your betrayal of me. You two never gave a shit about me. You just used me. Your day will come soon. Lucy Babeu   P.S. Keith, you are the nasty bastard I ever met.

Babeu
Babeu

 @danzigsdaddy

 You make some great, truthful points about Sheriff Joe. He never cared about the sex crimes, and still does not. It is his job as Sheriff to make sure these sex crimes are handle quickly and area  high priority. Now some vimtims may not come forward, the rapist are out there raping more people, and the evidence is probably gone. This is a huge crime against Sheriff Joe. He is not protector of children. Sheriff Joe cares more about his dogs then his does about these sex crimes.

 

Sheriff Joe's friend Sheriff Paul is just as corrupt with sex crimes. Sheriff Paul claims he is a advocate for victims of abuse. What bullshit that is!!! When your Sheriff and you hide all the rapes in your own family and act like your the only one that was raped and lie about it. You as a Sheriff should be in Jail. You are one of the rapist yourself Sheriff Paul. Never mind the brothers that you are protecting in the family that rapes your sister's. You are one sick individual. Then you use your job as Sheriff to threaten and intimidate me and put out false information so no one believes me. Well Sheriff Paul, keep lying, it will come out just like the nude gay website and DeSisto Story. If I have to come out with all the young male you went with I will. If that what it takes for you to cooperate and go after John and Peter. Your sister Veronica lied to the detectives and said she was never raped by John. Veronica is so stupid she thought it was a reporter. Well,Paul you listen to the wrong sister. Veronica lied to you all the time. Used you Yellow bee house to bring her male friends in everyday to have sex. Veronica had big bag of pot right in her house and even smoke it with your ex Jason Minor. Yes, the one you kicked out of your house and then started living with Veronica. You were mad at first and offered Veronica money to get rid of him out of her house. But, Veronica said no, that she was going to be working for her in her illegal cleaning business. Well, you decide Paul since you could not get rid of him, you mind as well have sex with him. I hope the three of you had a lot of fun together. It is nice to share.

Paul, I have documents on you that are going to make you shit your pants. You may be Sheriff, but just wait until you get in office. I am going to release every tape out on you, Veronica, Dad and whoever else ever talk to me on the phone in the last couple of years. Stick that up your ass. Lucy Babeu

MaskedMagician1967
MaskedMagician1967

 @Bnbk Today is Thursday. Why would the Cards be playing tonight? I thought they were playing Sunday.

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

 @azwaverider do you have any idea when the commercial is aired or on what channels? all i have gotten it on is the computer.

Laurel
Laurel

 @MaskedMagician1967  Thursday Night Football?? Really?

 

It's only been around since 2006.

 

The Cards are playing St Louis at 8:20 ET.

 

Bnbk
Bnbk

 @MaskedMagician1967

 NFL now has thurday night games on their schedules,which are usually only shown on NFL TV. The Cardinals play today at 5:00 on channel 5. TV 5 was kind enough to broadcast the game.........Can you imagine the people that could be reached with an ad ran during the game today?  The time the game is being shown just happens to be happy hour for every bar in phoenix and throughout the county. This is not including the people,such as our family that will all be getting together to watch the game at home. Even Arpaio supporters that will be watching todays game, would be forced to at least think about these sexual abuse victims Arpaio ignored in order to pursue his political foes.........Who knows, maybe while watching the game at home,some Arpaio supporters may be asked by their own children,why they support a person that ignores sexully abused women and children in their time of need............It would be the best way to get the most bang for your buck...

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

 @azwaverider the man dug his own grave by ignoring these crimes, and for so long. these people need their justice too, and joe has denied them it. what is sick and sad is that he is crying about it when someone does want these cases handled. enough of the unexplained deaths, enough of the uninvestigated sex crimes, enough of joe. he needs to leave and take Brewer with him

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

 @azwaverider i am all for them airing it on prime time, the message needs to get out.  and you are right, it will bring out more people. some may be false claims, but the real ones will know that somebody is doing something for them.......it just isnt joe

azwaverider
azwaverider

 @danzigsdaddy

 The print story date was Oct 4, but it is unclear when the media clip was aired. I would think they will be running the ad in later hours due to sensitivity, but truthfully I believe it SHOULD be run in prime time because of the reality of the concern; you never know who will be affected, or IS affected by this problem. A disclaimer may be necessary, it may well bring out more victims.

youproductsucks
youproductsucks

 @MaskedMagician1967 Sure you do.

I hear tweekers say the same thing when I ask them why they are in their 40's and still living with mom and dad.  You fit the tweeker profile.  You exaggerate, you've done everything and you "take care of your "relatives."  Of course your caretaking occurs in their home, not yours.  

 

You like meth?

MaskedMagician1967
MaskedMagician1967

 @yourproductsucks Rachel,

 

My family is my #1 priority. The fact that I care for my two sick relatives is something I am damn proud of.

 

Yes I checked the TV listings. Not sure why the game wasn't listed but yes I did hear that the Cardinals lost to the Rams.

 

And as for stupid, take a good look in the mirror.

yourproductsucks
yourproductsucks

 @MaskedMagician1967 

I am currently caring for two sick relatives, one who has stage 4 terminal liver cancer.- translates to- I live at home with my parents but am too embarrassed to be honest.

 

You checked the tv listings did ya?  Well then, you must be right and everyone else is wrong.  You do realize that despite your "fact checking" the game still occurred and the Cardinals still lost on Thursday night to the St Louis Cardinals, don't you?

 

Stupid can't be cured.

MaskedMagician1967
MaskedMagician1967

 @yourproductsucks Maybe on Thanksgiving, but I just checked my TV listings for Thursday, October 11 and did not see a football game scheduled.

 

As for the Air Force, I am currently caring for two sick relatives, one who has stage 4 terminal liver cancer.

 

Grow up and get a life Rachel.

yourproductsucks
yourproductsucks

 @MaskedMagician1967  Stop lying.  It doesn't matter which team you are a fan of, they all play a Thursday game. 

 

 Air Force called yet?  Didn't think so.

 

 

 

MaskedMagician1967
MaskedMagician1967

 @Laurel  I guess I'm so used to watching Sunday night football that I did not know Thursday night football was created. Plus I work a lot.

 

On top of that, I'm a New England Patriots fan.

MaskedMagician1967
MaskedMagician1967

 @youproductsucks  Actually, it's not based on the letter I wrote to the Justice Department.

 

Thanks for proving once again that you really are Rachel Alexander.

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