The media has a short memory and a select agenda concerning white supremacists at the Arizona border. JT Ready of the border militia ultimately killed himself and his family, including a baby, in Mesa, Arizona.
In another case, a home invasion near the border, Shawna Forde was convicted of the first-degree murder of a child in Arivaca, Arizona, 9-year-old daughter, Brisenia, and her father Raul Junior Flores, in 2009.
Instead of the media pointing out that the border militias have murdered children in recent years, the media has attempted to make folk heroes of criminals. This same media has attempted to make a folk hero of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, instead of exposing the acts of racism.
While reporters distanced from the reality of this hatred sit in newsrooms and enjoy their laughs, their irresponsilbe reporting fuels the hatred that is ultimately carried out in murders and tortures at the US Mexico border.
In Arizona, police have routinely ignored the threat of the heavily-armed militia and endangered the public. Both the media and the police play roles in fueling the hatred and violence that has resulted in the murder of children.