Skip to comments.National Media Target Sheriff Joe: ABC News Launches “Arpaio Watch” to Defeat Arizona Sheriff
Posted on 10/06/2012 8:50:29 PM PDT by montag813
In an unprecedented attempt by a national media entity to try and sway an election, ABC News has launched "Arpaio Watch" - in an obvious attempt to defeat Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio just 30 days before the election.
Abandoning any pretense of objectivity, ABC News has even hired a longtime pro-illegal alien activist to pose as a "journalist" and run the operation, which - partnered with Univision - clearly has as its intention to sway Hispanic votes in Arizona and deny the Maricopa County Sheriff a 6th term. The website makes no attempt whatsoever to provide balance, going after Arpaio right out of the gate:
In the past two decades, no law enforcement figure in America has generated more animosity and fear within immigrant communities than the 80-year-old sheriff, who is infamous for immigration sweeps in heavily Latino neighborhoods in the Phoenix area.Not exactly an even-handed analysis of the popular Sheriff who has never been found guilty or lost a civil case on any of those above allegations - yet the ABC "reporter" states them as if they are fact.
If you're not familiar with Arpaio, here's a crash course. This list is by no means complete: Systematic profiling of Latinos...Degrading prisoners, including immigrant detainees...Bias against Mexican immigrants....
Ted Hesson, ABC News' so-called "journalist" leading "Arpaio Watch" cannot be considered in any way objective or fair on the issue or immigration. Before joining ABC News, Hesson was head of Long Island Wins, a group that advocates on behalf of illegal aliens in Long Island, NY and elsewhere. Hesson has written articles celebrating the defeat of E-Verify bills, promoting demonstations by supporters of illegal alien amnesty, targeting local politicians who advocate for immigration enforcement (sound familiar?) , directing readers to call U.S. Senators to vote for the Dream Act (some "journalist", eh?), and disgracefully suggesting that the shooter of former AZ Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was motivated by the immigration enforcement movement.
So ABC News has hired a left-wing immigration activist to run a series of articles (with video reports sure to follow) bashing Sheriff Joe Arpaio in a tight race a month before the election. Can you say illegal campaign contribution? Can you say FCC violation? We can, and will be following up on that next week (stay tuned).
Looking for an "Obama Watch", or "Eric Holder Watch"? Don't hold your breath, they aren't coming. ABC News has disgraced itself and surrendered any right to call themselves an objective news organization.
Angry? Then let ABC News know about it. you can contact them at the following avenues below. Our best suggestion is to at the least fill out an ABC website feedback form, and preferably send both Anne Sweeney and Ben Sherwood emails, and leave voicemails on their direct office numbers below. Let's try and fill those boxes and let them know (respectfully) that "Arpaio Watch" is an outrageous perversion of journalistic integrity and must be stopped.
Show you stand with Sheriff Joe Arpaio against these outrageous media smears and efforts by Obama and Holder to stop him from enforcing the rule of law and SIGN HIS PETITION HERE...
Say it ain’t so, Joe...
He deserves equal time.
Joe loves this kind of liberal bull****. It helps get him elected. abc is a bunch of losers. Even their logo is in lower case. Losers.
The MSM now officially campaigns for or against particular candidates.
” - - - ABC News has hired a left-wing immigration activist - - - “
Chosen from approved lefty list from Obama’s White House, of course.
I will be voting for Arpaio also, can hardly wait.
Did you see the ad against Arpaio that Geraldo showed tonight about a rape? Even Geraldo said that it was false. The ad said that Arpaio did not care about this case and did not prosecute.
It is really getting dirty out there!
ENEMEDIA-—the true enemies of America.
(That includes YOU, UNIVISION.)
And America launches ABC Do Not Watch.
Joe is doing his job. That’s why the LSM Turds and Libs are upset and will do anything to get out of the way.
Yes! Watch the watchers. Harass, harangue and use Alinski tactics and run writing campaigns with their sponsors. Do this if you love your country.
No, sorry. I never watch Geraldo. Ever. The dims will say and IMHO do anything to stay in power. Sheriff Joe will cruise to victory. I look forward to voting for him.
Maybe some retired folks could help?
Arpaio Ad - Never Back Down
We must get organized and do it. We could possibly utilize Media research center to document media abuse.
well its nice to know that a news channel is dedicated to doing it’s job- defeating republicans that it doesn’t like-
Hey ABC- How abotu just reporting hte news and leavign the bias on the sidelines? Oh thaT’S right, it’s only bias when conservative stations and talk shows do it- I forgot!
>> Now what?
For starters, let’s stop referring to them as sources of news.
As far as I’m concerned, they’re Leftwing agitators with broadcast licenses.