“Yippie aye ay, yippie ay o.” A catchy tune from the man hoping to be Fairfax, VA’s newest sheriff.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee needed nine of 11 supervisors to uphold his bid to fire Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi. He lost. Four supes -- John Avalos, David Campos, Jane Kim and Christina Olague -- voted Tuesday night to retain Mirkarimi.
For many, the term "sheriff" conjures up images of the Old West. A few may consider a sheriff to have some form of outdated and obsolete political office. But for me and countless other patriots across our nation, a sheriff is the epitome of good and necessary county law enforcement.