John McCain took his turn speaking before the convention of the National Council of La Raza in San Diego. He reiterated his priority for border security over other aspects of immigration reform. He chided Barack Obama for his tepid support of a comprehensive reform, but the LA Times noted that he misrepresented the Democrat's position. McCain was well received, though many would prefer that he revert to his earlier position on comprehensive reform. (See LA Times article, Also see Arizona Republic article.)
. . . SHERIFF JOE IS AT IT AGAIN
Mericopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio conduct another of his "criminal round-ups" of Mesa, AZ, -- this time without informing the local police. At a press conference -- there can be no sweep without the press -- America's "toughest sheriff" responded to criticism with anger and sarcasm. (See Arizona Republic article.