Twitter Flips After White House Announces Joe Arpaio Pardon: ‘A Pardon of Racism’

 

Twitter was a little shocked tonight at the news of President Trump pardoning Sheriff Joe Arpaio amid national coverage of a category 4 hurricane.

The Arpaio pardon was not entirely unexpected, as Trump hinted at it earlier this week, but people were still surprised:

Of particular note are the reactions of Arizona Senator Jeff Flake and his Republican primary opponent Kelli Ward:

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