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Joe Arpaio

The cabinet in a Trump administration

This election cycle has been a circus. The GOP is now down to five candidates, three of whom border on state hospital escapee-of-the-month status. It's one low blow after the other for them.

The billionaire lords it over his two closest rivals. He is the loudest, the most bombastic and the most low-blowingest of them all — yet he seems to be the favorite to grab the nomination of the party of Abraham Lincoln, who pleaded for unity and freed the slaves.

I can see it now: Donald Trump wins the nomination, then goes on to win the presidency. David Duke will be named as interior secretary to clean up internal affairs with a fresh coat of white.

Sheriff Joe Arpaio...