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Vamos, Jose! Sheriff Joe Sells Spanish Version of Famous Pink Underwear

Vamos, Jose! Sheriff Joe Sells Spanish Version of Famous Pink Underwear

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USAToday.com

July 12, 2011

MARICOPA COUNTY: Controversial Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who began forcing jail inmates to wear pink “Go, Joe” undergarb 17 years ago, offers a Spanish-language version that says, “Vamos, Jose!”

The Arizona Republic reports that the self-proclaimed toughest sheriff in America sells the new undergarb at a Phoenix Mexican restaurant.

“It will raise more money to help at-risk youth, and it is a poke in the eye to the critics who for years have called me racist because of my tough stance on illegal immigration,” Arpaio, sheriff of Maricopa County, says in a news release. “I’m not a racist and have never been. I simply believe people who come to this country should do so legally.”

The news release says Arpaio is trying to boost sales and have a little fun. The boxers, he says, will “raise eyebrows as well as sales.”

Latina activist Lydia Guzman of Somos America and Respect Repeto calls it “just another publicity stunt.”

The new shorts and the Mexican restaurant location do not prove the sheriff isn’t racist, Guzman says, according to the newspaper. “Who is he trying to convince?” she asks. “He is trying too hard to convince us.”

Last week, Arpaio said he planned to bring a chain-gang of undocumented immigrants to pick up trash before the All-Star baseball game at Chase field in Phoenix on Tuesday.

“Everything I do, there’s a method, whether on punishment or deterrent,” Arpaio says, the newspaper reports.


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    Reaper6

    almost 3 years ago

    128 Comments

    This guy is my hero! I need a boss like him

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    Keiffer158

    about 3 years ago

    94 Comments

    Joe for President!!!!

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    Lawdawg304

    about 3 years ago

    184 Comments

    I want a pair to show the Sheriff I work for.. He would prob buy some for OUR Jail...

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    Lawdawg304

    about 3 years ago

    184 Comments

    That is AWESOME.. I SO wish I could work for him....Best sheriff in the UNITED STATES....

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    OlympicJoy

    about 3 years ago

    374 Comments

    Go Sheriff Joe!

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    Eilene

    about 3 years ago

    18372 Comments

    I agree with TroutHog Outstanding. Where can I buy a pair or three?

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    TroutHog

    about 3 years ago

    2 Comments

    Outstanding!

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    Anonymous

    about 3 years ago

    I like him, the more I hear about him. GO JOE!!!!

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    kaleihuaz

    about 3 years ago

    32 Comments

    gotta luv em! go sheriff joe

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    Anonymous

    about 3 years ago

    big bumps to 5817 and aj daddy, thanks donnalynn i just placed an order for my joe boxers

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    DonnaLynn

    about 3 years ago

    10636 Comments

    Here's the website:
    www.pinkunderwear.com/

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    mushin

    about 3 years ago

    64 Comments

    i'me with you copper 5817 and ajsdaddyccso, Joe for Pres. even more seriously, i want at least one of each item Sheriff Joe sells. i will wear it with pride and it will make Christmas buying a cinch. if anyone knows where to buy this cool stuff let me know at gettocop@hotmail.com.
    imagine if you can, a president you can both respect and trust. what a concept!

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    ajsdaddyBPD

    about 3 years ago

    3110 Comments

    Sheriff Joe for President!!

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    copper5817

    about 3 years ago

    892 Comments

    Imagine that... A sheriff who wants people to act within the confines of the law! Anyone who has a problem with this guy IS WHAT IS WRONG WITH THIS COUNTRY...yeah I said it, and I'm not taking it back! Joe for president!

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    AcademyCadet

    about 3 years ago

    322 Comments

    I want a pair lol

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