After spending the last decade warning America about the evils and dangers of Mexican criminals sneaking into the United States, former Republican senatorial candidate Christopher Allen Simcox is going to spend two decades in prison for being a child molester.
Simcox, 55, is one of the co-founders of the Minuteman militia, a group of gun-lovin’, Jesus-fearin’, government-hatin’ super-patriots that decided that THEY were going to patrol the border between the U.S. and Mexico to stop of all them scary brown people from crossing illegally. But don’t call them racist! They’re only worried that illegal immigrants are going to bring crime and disease and terrorists with them!
But it turns out that one of the leaders of this now-defunct group of manly men is a creep of the highest order. Go figure:
Simcox, whose group devoted itself to patrolling the United States-Mexico border in search of immigrants trying to cross illegally into Arizona and reporting them to authorities, was convicted in June on two felony counts of child molestation. He also was found guilty of a single felony count of providing obscene material to a minor.
Authorities said he molested the girl during parental visits with one of his daughters and showed the victim pornographic movies.
Normally, I would be enjoying the karma of a career bigot being exposed as a bigger threat than the people he was hunting, but he inflicted serious psychological harm on a child:
“The defendant committed unconscionable acts against a young child, the emotional and psychological effects of which she’ll have to deal with her entire life,” said County Attorney Bill Montgomery, in a statement.
“Today’s sentence won’t take back the harm he has done, but it removes the opportunity for him to prey on another child.”
And if that wasn’t disturbing enough, Simcox’s third wife had to take out an order of protection after he pulled out his gun and “threatened to shoot her, their children and any police officers who tried to protect them.” A bounty hunter had to track him down to force him to show up at the courthouse. Oh, and he was a kindergarten teacher for 13 years. I can only imagine what harm this unstable lunatic inflicted during that time.
There’s a disturbing pattern of the people who scream the loudest about their virtue and patriotism being exposed as the lowest among us. But remember, Donald Trump says Mexicans are rapists and murderers so just trust in him and people like Simcox to make America great again. Just don’t leave them alone with your kids…
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