Bigger Clown: Joe Arpaio or Ted Nugent?

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Sheriff Joe Arpaio (left), with "Special Deputy" Ted Nugent.
Ted Nugent's recent column suggesting that undocumented immigrants be treated like "indentured servants," a nice way of saying "slaves," had us wondering if he's the biggest jackass in the United States of America.

Of course, one of his chief rivals in this department would be his ol' buddy, Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

See also:
-Ted Nugent: Immigrants Should Be "Indentured Servants"
-Ted Nugent's Still a "Special Deputy" to Sheriff Joe Arpaio
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Both men have long, detailed histories of being absolute clowns. They say anything to get morons to like them, knowing that their drooling fans will always be on their side.

One of these men has "investigated" President Obama's birth certificate, held an Elvis-themed party at a jail, as well as an inmate coloring contest, and acts like Steven Seagal is his sidekick.

The other claimed he'd be "dead or in jail" if Obama got re-elected, blames shooting victims for their own deaths (if they didn't have guns), who also spoke for his urge to shoot people coming into the country illegally, and suggested that people decapitate Democrats -- in a metaphorical kind of way.

Knowing what you know about these two fellas, who's the bigger clown?

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Between Ted, Joe and Robert (JAF) I say we have a 3-way tie....

Ted is a xenophobic racist who supports unconstitutional laws (BS1070)

Joe is a narcissistic asshole who also supports unconstitutional laws (BS1070)

Robert (JAF) is a combination of the two, and also poses a substantial danger to himself and others.

david_saint01 topcommenter

its a tie, with bobbi fan boi in a close second place..

eric.nelson745 topcommenter

Man, this was a tough choice but I picked Joe. Jaffy, what say you?

Flyer9753 topcommenter

Although both tie really, I would have to say Joe simply because Joe is local and affects us more than Nugent ever will.

Also Nugent never wasted several hundred million dollars of tax payer money, nor allowed anyone to be murdered, unlike Joe.


The Nuge is the bigger clown but Arpaio is the more dangerous one because he holds political office.


I'm certain you fellas (monica included) are furiously preparing stories about the DoJ's frontal assault on the the First Amendment and that is why this is the only "story" of the day...If not, I'd say the real clowns are those ignoring this blatant violation of Constitutional Rights in favor of attacking two has-been's.

valleynative topcommenter

Nugent isn't wasting taxpayer money.

danzigsdaddy topcommenter

not trying to nit-pick here Matt, BUT..........neither one.   clowns are funny. neither one of them hit that criteria  (well, maybe Joe has, but only because of his walking and driving abilities) 


@yourproductsucks I agree. The DOJ completely crossed the line with the AP, but that doesn't change the fact that Arpaio and Nugent are total clowns..


@yourproductsucks Because Arpaio and Nugent have been at the forefront in ensuring our First Amendment rights.  Right?


@RobAZ So you are ok with the DoJ's secret subpoena's of AP reporters phone records?  That's interesting.

FYI- Nugent is a private citizen who is exercising his First Amendments Rights.  He hasn't the authority to violate another's Constitutional Rights...perhaps you can be more clear as to the point you are attempting to make.

Arpaio certainly infringed on the First Amendment Rights of members of this very site.  I am unclear as to how his infringement son the First Amendment somehow forgives the current infringement the DoJ is involved in now.  Can you clarify?

danzigsdaddy topcommenter

@MaskedMagician1967  and there we go. fairness is what you are implying, and that is the correct approach. Holder should have been canned a long time ago. he didnt release the guns in fast and furious, but his agency did. as the head of his agency he should be held ultimately responsible just the same as Joe didnt personally taze Atencio (or many others who died at the hands of his agency) but he is ultimately resposible and should also be removed from his office. you only allow ANY employee so many mistakes or blunders before you get rid of them. its time to start terminating or removing officials instead of just letting them run their time out and continually make mistakes



Holder should be fired for violating the AP's 1st Amendment rights. Just like Arpaio should be fired for all the bullshit he's put Maricopa County taxpayers through.

WhoKnows topcommenter

@yourproductsucks @RobAZ The Phone records were to ID someone in government that leaked HIGHLY classified information to the AP, concerning a foiled bomb plot, where the US had a "mole" in the terrorist organization.  This clown in the DOD or wherever was a MAJOR risk to national security.  They didn't tell you that fact on right wing media, did they?


@RobAZ I am attempting to clarify your position is all.  You take offence to my origonal comment because you deem it "off topic?" 

I think my argument is valid.  How can this be the only story "aside from a chandler pervert watching people poop" when our Constitution Rights are being blatently attacked by our Government?  That is my point.  Off Topic?  perhaps...yet, it begs the question, why is there not a story about the DoJ and the AP?

Flyer9753 topcommenter

@RobAZ @yourproductsucks  

YPS does not bother with facts and always attempts to put words in others mouths just so she can try to stir things up and have an argument with someone in an attempt to divert from the subject. 

In other words she is a typical troll with ADD, or in this case, SDD (Subject Deficit Disorder)  


@yourproductsucks @RobAZ  Not in the least, YPS.  I don't see where I stated that and find your response completely out of character.

Perhaps you noticed the article was about Arpaio and Nugent and not about the DoJ/AP issue?  Yet, you chose to divert the subject.

Nugent, by his own words, wishes to silence anyone who disagrees with his lunatic ravings.  Arpaio's transgressions regarding others First Amendment rights are well documented.

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