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Sweden’s Largest Tabloid Does Hit Piece on Joe Arpaio Which Backfires

Even in liberal Sweden, Joe Arpaio is The Man.
At least that’s the impression you get from reading the comments to tabloid Aftonbladet’s hit piece this Thursday on Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, Sweden’s largest periodical. The article is part of a tour of America two reporters at the newspaper are doing called Amerika på dekis, “America Down & Out.” To quote the stated intention of the article series at amerika.aftonbladet.se: “Peter Kadhammar and Urban Andersson are traveling across the American continent for two weeks. They will cover the American crisis which may be the end of an historic era, the American century.”

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Lax Jail Security Sees Young Female Corrections Officer Killed in Sweden

Last June, this 25-year-woman, whose identity has not yet been revealed to mass media, started work at Huddinge jail as a corrections officer. During her morning shift this Monday, she was jumped and bludgeoned to death with her own nightstick by a 30-year-old man with a history of violent crime, as he was being booked for attempted murder. The bloody assault took place on the roof of Huddinge jail at around 10.30 AM, when she was alone with the repeat offender during an outdoor walk.

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