Five-time deportee Francisco Sanchez has been charged with shooting and killing 32-year-old Kathryn Steinle on Pier 14. Sanchez has admitted to choosing San Francisco because of the city’s willingness to serve as a sanctuary to people in the country illegally.

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, a sanctuary city proponent, has defended his office’s decision to release Sanchez prior to the murder of Steinle.

Here’s how the story has come full circle, San Francisco progressive-style:

You read that right. According to San Francisco Chronicle reporter Carla Marinucci, the Sheriff of San Francisco was once the spokesman for the man who is now the attorney for the confessed killer of Kathryn Steinle.

Isn’t it though.

More tidbits:

How very unsurprising.