Brewer's office … says the law's mere inclusion is “downright offensive” because “human rights, as guaranteed by the United States and Arizona Constitutions, are expressly protected in SB 1070.” 
On Obama’s command, Attorney General Eric Holder has sued the State of Arizona for passing a law that he criticized without reading, and which merely upholds federal law. (He gave sanctuary cities a pass.) He now threatens an additional lawsuit against Sheriff Joe Arpaio for “racial profiling” when arresting illegal immigrants near the Mexican border. 
[A]s discussed in a recent Heritage paper, the larger problem isn’t what is in the report; it is why we are participating in this farce in the first place. The Bush Administration rightly distanced the U.S. from the HRC and withheld the U.S. share of funding from it. When President Obama decided to support and engage the council, he extended America’s credibility to a fatally flawed body. He also made it inevitable that the U.S. would participate in the dog-and-pony UPR show that it has proven to be—a process little more than a “mutual praise society” for repressive regimes. 
 Brett Schaefer, “Arizona Heat: Another Reason to Question U.S. Participation in the Human rights Council,” 08/30/2010. The Foundry blog at Heritage Foundation.
Illustration: Arizona state flag, (Dreamstime.com).