Photo by Gage Skidmore

Outed Arizona sheriff quits Romney campaign

Photo by Gage Skidmore

It’s not because he’s gay. It’s because he allegedly threatened to deport a former lover. A former lover who is an illegal immigrant.

Shocking if true because Pinal (Arizona) County Sheriff Paul Babeu has been the poster child in the war against illegal immigration in Arizona.

The allegations, which surfaced in an alternative newspaper, the Phoenix New Times, prompting Babeu’s resignation as co-chair of the Romney Arizona campaign.

Babeu is also a candidate for Congress.