'Embrace of racist policing': Internet lights up over Trump's pardoning of 'blight on humanity' Joe Arpaio
Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio (Photo: Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

On Friday night, shortly after news broke that President Donald Trump had pardoned former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio from his short sentence for racial profiling, The Internet lit up.


"Dear Hispanic non-voters: this is about xenophobic hatred of primarily *your* families," MSNBC's Joy Reid tweeted. "You have the numbers to stop this. Use them. Vote."

"DT is so incredibly not racist he just pardoned Sherrif Joe Arpaio, who is racist," producer John Fugelsang wrote.

Harvard Law professor Noah Feldmen claimed Trump committed an impeachable offense in pardoning Arpaio due to the former Maricopa County Sheriff's holding in criminal contempt for resisting authority. Trump's pardoning of Arpaio, Feldman argues, would be a refutation of judicial authority.

Check out the enraged responses below.