Sunday, February 19, 2012

When a robot hires spokespeople, this is what you get

I'd like to say this is dry wit, but considering the source …

“Sheriff Babeu has stepped down from his volunteer position with the campaign so he can focus on the allegations against him,” Romney spokeswoman Andrea Saul told TPM. “We support his decision.”

... not to mention the backstory …

Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu — who became the face of Arizona border security nationally after he started stridently opposing illegal immigration — threatened his Mexican ex-lover with deportation when the man refused to promise never to disclose their years-long relationship, the former boyfriend and his lawyer tell New Times.

(h/t: Megaword Man)

[Added] Here (via) is thirty seconds of sordid video, featuring Babeu:

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