A Contrast of Justice: Sheriff Joe won’t get the Hillary Treatment

The Department of Justice is taking Sheriff Joe Arpaio to court.  He will be asked to provide computers and hard drives.  He will be accused of breaking the law for attempting to enforce a law, a federal law.

He is going to court because he was instructed by authorities to not enforce or attempt to enforce federal law.  From azcentral.com:

“Federal prosecutors said Tuesday they will pursue a criminal-contempt charge against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio for defying orders to halt the immigration-enforcement operations ….”

“Arpaio’s charge stems from a December 2011 federal-court order that barred his agency from enforcing federal immigration law.”

Protestors of Arpaio became elated when the decision was announced.  They chanted slogans in a foreign language to display their joy. The irony is thick.

It is noted that this move is lacking precedent and is out of the ordinary.

“As rare as it is to have a federal judge refer the head of a law-enforcement agency for prosecution, it is even rarer that the Department of Justice would pick up that gauntlet and move forward with the charge,” said Paul Charlton, a former U.S. attorney for the District of Arizona. “It’s unheard of.”

Sheriff Joe is up for reelection in November.

Compare and contrast.

Isn’t this why Hillary wasn’t taken to court, because to do so would have been to pursue  without precedent and would be to proceed in a fashion “unheard of”?  To proceed would have been to politically interfere with an election?

Hillary Clinton was not taken to court.  She broke, did not attempt to enforce but broke federal law.  She destroyed official documents.  She had been ordered to preserve and present those documents, computers and hard drives.  She did not.

In fact, the Department of Justice, according to reports, held her hand, tipped her off, dished out immunities and destroyed computers and hard drives.  The head of the DOJ met in private with her spouse who was that person’s former boss.

Sheriff Joe’s wife won’t be meeting with Loretta Lynch.  There will be no communication secretly held between the DOJ and the Sheriff.  The DOJ won’t be giving out immunities or smashing Joe’s computers.  Apparently under this bifurcated justice system some win, some lose.  The patriot stands where?

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