Must see: Cambridge cop says she won’t vote for Obama again after Gatesgate

posted at 7:48 pm on July 27, 2009 by Allahpundit

An amazing clip via Verum Serum. God only knows how much heat she and Sgt. Lashley will take from the “authenticity” police for this; Crowley’s a spectacularly lucky guy to have friends like them. In fact, I’m thinking that beer date at the White House to discuss “tolerance” might not be such a bad idea if Crowley gets to bring Kelly King along. Skip Gates and The One might just learn something.

If you’re looking for postracial America, you’ve found it.



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hmmm…..

moonbatkiller on July 27, 2009 at 7:50 PM

Gosh, Obama certainly is turning out to be a uniter.

Enoxo on July 27, 2009 at 7:51 PM

At the risk of sounding racist and stereotypical, but I can’t help it: You go Girl!!!

Apologetic California on July 27, 2009 at 7:51 PM

Whoa.

ladyingray on July 27, 2009 at 7:52 PM

When whites are viewed as racial experts then we’ll have a post racial America. Nowadays the racial experts are always black. This is racist.

Mojave Mark on July 27, 2009 at 7:53 PM

This is the same idiot that couldn’t believe Ghana held the same type of welcoming ceremony for Bush as they did for Obama.

Enoxo on July 27, 2009 at 7:53 PM

The anchor, that is.

Enoxo on July 27, 2009 at 7:53 PM

It’s about time people of color stop judging Obama only by the color of his skin.

wildcat84 on July 27, 2009 at 7:53 PM

Look out! Watch the leftist scumbags attack these fine people!

WhatsRight on July 27, 2009 at 7:54 PM

Nice, and kudos to CNN for showing it. Another rare moment of objectivity.

How long before HuffPo and DU call those black cops “Uncle Toms”?

MadisonConservative on July 27, 2009 at 7:54 PM

It’s about time people of color stop judging Obama only by the color of his skin.

But by the contentlessness of his character.

aengus on July 27, 2009 at 7:55 PM

By the way, I’m thinking of going speeding in Cambridge when she’s on patrol.

MadisonConservative on July 27, 2009 at 7:55 PM

The Blue Wall speaks out in support of a good cop.

walkingboss on July 27, 2009 at 7:55 PM

Yikes. That’ll be embarrassing for the President.

latinchic on July 27, 2009 at 7:56 PM

I’ve been on another board discussing this topic in the last few days.

Not surprisingly, the liberal posters don’t realize, or refuse to realize, that The One just came out a loser on this issue, and don’t have the good grace to just admitt defeat and move on (because this is story truthfully is, as Obama put it, “a distraction”….just one entirely of his own making….). Thus, they’ve spent all of their time publishing op-eds from left-leaning pundits talking about just how wrong Crowley was for arresting the professor.

Of course, they’ve dropped the racial-profiling part of their argument – because they know that the facts just don’t bear that out anymore.

But still, it’s nice to see that their instinct is STILL to blame the cops first, and defend the racial demagogue (and, by extension, his buddy Barry O).

Vyce on July 27, 2009 at 7:56 PM

That video was the most awesomely awesome of all the awesomeness I’ve witnessed in an awesomely long time.

pugwriter on July 27, 2009 at 7:57 PM

Another voter with Buyers Remorse.

upinak on July 27, 2009 at 7:57 PM

His colleagues obviously have tremendous respect for him.

ProfessorMiao on July 27, 2009 at 7:57 PM

At the risk of sounding racist and stereotypical, but I can’t help it: You go Girl!!!

Apologetic California on July 27, 2009 at 7:51 PM

Sexist!

the_nile on July 27, 2009 at 7:57 PM

Honorable friends are priceless.

stevo on July 27, 2009 at 7:57 PM

Just like the troops, they fight for each other. God bless all who stand between us and monsters, and idiots.

Limerick on July 27, 2009 at 7:57 PM

This is what “Adults” and “Professionals” look like ladies and gentleman…….

……… compare Sgt. Crowley’s brothers and sisters in arms, who rely on one another to not only keep them safe, but will run into a gun fight to protect us, regardless of your skin color,

to the clown politicians in the beltway, who would throw anyone under the bus just for political power……….

…….. Who do you want running this country?

Seven Percent Solution on July 27, 2009 at 7:57 PM

Gosh, Obama certainly is turning out to be a uniter.

LOL…

ujorge on July 27, 2009 at 7:57 PM

Sergeant Crowley, don’t go to the White House for a beer. If you’ve learned anything from this situation you’ll know that the minute someone takes your picture with BHO and your accuser you cede the moral high ground. They can hold up that picture and say that you were won over to their side of the argument. Fair or not, that’s what they’ll do.

Indeed, a moving video. Not that any of us should be surprised.

turfmann on July 27, 2009 at 7:57 PM

We’ve been in a post racial world for years; it’s just the grievance mongers on the left and right who need to keep it going that don’t realize it.

lorien1973 on July 27, 2009 at 7:59 PM

Nice, and kudos to CNN for showing it. Another rare moment of objectivity.

How long before HuffPo and DU call those black cops “Uncle Toms”?

MadisonConservative on July 27, 2009 at 7:54 PM

Obama’s semi-backtracking may mean they won’t have to stoop that low in defence of their demi-g-d.

ProfessorMiao on July 27, 2009 at 7:59 PM

“I won’t vote for him again.”

Here’s hoping a few million more Americans come to the same conclusions next cycle.

cs89 on July 27, 2009 at 7:59 PM

Wow! Professor Gates is becoming a lot smaller than his stature.

d1carter on July 27, 2009 at 7:59 PM

Look out! Watch the leftist scumbags attack these fine people!

WhatsRight on July 27, 2009 at 7:54 PM

Oh yes, and the woman who called 911. She was being a good citizen and the drive-by government media will ruin her life.

Wade on July 27, 2009 at 7:59 PM

By the way, I’m thinking of going speeding in Cambridge when she’s on patrol.

MadisonConservative on July 27, 2009 at 7:55 PM

No kidding. What a strikingly beautiful woman.

turfmann on July 27, 2009 at 7:59 PM

Somebody is living in the distant past here, but it isn’t Crowley, or the Cambridge Police Dept. I guess Gates couldn’t find any segregated lunch counters in Cambridge, that he could get dragged away from, to feel part of “the black struggle,” so he invented his own racial incident. Now he’s a genuine “victim.”

RBMN on July 27, 2009 at 8:00 PM

Crowley’s a spectacularly lucky guy to have friends like them.

More than luck, I imagine him to be a decent man who cherishes his friends on the force regardless of skin color, earning him the respect and camaraderie one would expect. Eat it Obama, and chew slowly.

Weight of Glory on July 27, 2009 at 8:00 PM

Cambridge cop says she won’t vote for Obama again after Gatesgate

With all due respect, frankly I doubt it.

johnsteele on July 27, 2009 at 8:00 PM

Frederick Douglas smiles.

Limerick on July 27, 2009 at 8:01 PM

Honor…not in the liberal playbook. They’ll never get it.

califdreamnred on July 27, 2009 at 8:01 PM

Just like the troops, they fight for each other. God bless all who stand between us and monsters, and idiots.

Limerick on July 27, 2009 at 7:57 PM

Amen to that.

Weight of Glory on July 27, 2009 at 8:01 PM

Awesome.

silverfox on July 27, 2009 at 8:02 PM

If you’re looking for postracial America, you’ve found it.

As always , Obama takes up for down , friend for foe.

the_nile on July 27, 2009 at 8:02 PM

I hope Crowley does not drink a beer with Obama. He is an agitator and a Chicago thug.
People are opening their eyes to the divisiveness and idiocy of this president.

Next time, stop looking at race and start looking at his policies!!

jencab on July 27, 2009 at 8:03 PM

Shocked that this came from CNN. Wow!!!

MaiDee on July 27, 2009 at 8:03 PM

i bet Skip Gates is whimpering in a cold wet dark corner right about now.

moonbatkiller on July 27, 2009 at 8:03 PM

Out freakin’ Standing Support

A very lucky man

Jeff from WI on July 27, 2009 at 8:03 PM

Wow! that community certainly has a fine group of well spoken officers. How great that they stood up for their guy, EVEN the former Obama voters. Maybe Obama was right after all, this WILL be a teaching moment, except he is not the one doing the teaching, he is the one being taught.

exceller on July 27, 2009 at 8:03 PM

Life is hard enough on the street for cops without the stupid POTUS jumping in with his b.s.

Blake on July 27, 2009 at 8:03 PM

I am all misty.

Cindy Munford on July 27, 2009 at 8:03 PM

When the left goes after her, will it be the blackface “you’re a traitor” treatment or the Jim Cramer “you’ve always secretly been a conniving anti-Obama wingnut” treatment? Seriously. I’m curious.

omriceren on July 27, 2009 at 8:04 PM

If you’re looking for postracial America, you’ve found it.

And this is why we need community organizing groups like ACORN to fight voter intimidation and supression by Teh Man.

/sarc

Dr.Cwac.Cwac on July 27, 2009 at 8:04 PM

Email it to Hitch!

Blake on July 27, 2009 at 8:05 PM

MadisonConservative on July 27, 2009 at 7:55 PM

The obligatory “Madison would hit that”.

FontanaConservative on July 27, 2009 at 8:05 PM

Shocked that this came from CNN. Wow!!!

MaiDee on July 27, 2009 at 8:03 PM

He’ll get fired , don’t worry. “Confused and uncooperative”.

the_nile on July 27, 2009 at 8:05 PM

mazel tov?

Phoenician on July 27, 2009 at 8:05 PM

She certainly didn’t sound stupid, Mr. President.

Obama’s Worst Nightmare? Black America wakes up.

Dr.Cwac.Cwac on July 27, 2009 at 8:05 PM

The obligatory “Madison would hit that”.

FontanaConservative on July 27, 2009 at 8:05 PM

LOL she wouldn’t though.

upinak on July 27, 2009 at 8:05 PM

Yes! I just finished posting this to my facebook before coming over to Hotair. Kelly King, that’s the bad woman…

Theworldisnotenough on July 27, 2009 at 8:05 PM

LOL she wouldn’t though.

upinak on July 27, 2009 at 8:05 PM

Jealousy does not become you, my little lamb.

MadisonConservative on July 27, 2009 at 8:07 PM

Blue trumps black or white every time. God bless them and I hope they stay safe.

Also, Booker Rising is an excellent site for moderate and conservative blacks. It covers this Gates thing nicely.

mizflame98 on July 27, 2009 at 8:07 PM

Well, there’s a few new twists and turns in this story. If you listen to the 911 tape, the caller (Whalen) has no idea what race the perps are- maybe one is Hispanic. Crowley claims in his police report, he met a white woman {who was later identified as Whalen} outside the residence and she told him the perps were 2 black men. Whalen, through her attorney, says she never talked to Crowley. Now, either someone is lying, or Crowley talked with someone else (the mysterious elderly woman) and just assumed she was Whalen. Listen to the 911 tape before you make your judgment.

jimboster on July 27, 2009 at 8:08 PM

But by the contentlessness of his character.

aengus on July 27, 2009 at 7:55 PM

LOL

Theworldisnotenough on July 27, 2009 at 8:08 PM

These police officers have enough to worry about, now they have to worry about their PRESIDENT of the United States giving them crap? Obama has nothing better to do than micromanage police department business on the national stage?

Bless the cops. They don’t get paid enough.

portlandon on July 27, 2009 at 8:09 PM

That was sweet. And what is sweeter is that Obama is losing the American people one voter at a time.

Christian Conservative on July 27, 2009 at 8:09 PM

Seven Percent Solution on July 27, 2009 at 7:57 PM

I see your point, but do you really want cops running the country?

/snarky sarc :P

alohapundit on July 27, 2009 at 8:09 PM

Seven Percent Solution on July 27, 2009 at 7:57 PM

Very well said.

I also love the Boston accents.

mikeyboss on July 27, 2009 at 8:10 PM

This is what America really looks like when the racists keep their mouths closed. Wonderful!~

marnes on July 27, 2009 at 8:10 PM

I like the police :)
Though that’s too much for Snr. Gates to say.

FontanaConservative on July 27, 2009 at 8:10 PM

How long before HuffPo and DU call those black cops “Uncle Toms”?

MadisonConservative on July 27, 2009 at 7:54 PM

about as long as harry belefonte will take to use the term “house n—” again like he did with condi and colin

battleoflepanto1571 on July 27, 2009 at 8:10 PM

Jealousy does not become you, my little lamb.

MadisonConservative on July 27, 2009 at 8:07 PM

Are you KIDDING? That woman is beautiful! I am far from jealous.. unlike some women, I can admire others and not have an issue about it. She has very nice hair and is well spoken. And a very nice husky voice.

upinak on July 27, 2009 at 8:11 PM

By the way, I’m thinking of going speeding in Cambridge when she’s on patrol.

MadisonConservative on July 27, 2009 at 7:55 PM

No kidding. What a strikingly beautiful woman.

turfmann on July 27, 2009 at 7:59 PM

Okay I’m not the only one…

Theworldisnotenough on July 27, 2009 at 8:11 PM

She is a very well spoken lady.

marmaran on July 27, 2009 at 8:12 PM

Well, we only need 51.999,999 more, we are on a roll now!

TXMomof3 on July 27, 2009 at 8:12 PM

i bet Skip Gates is whimpering in a cold wet dark corner right about now.

moonbatkiller on July 27, 2009 at 8:03 PM

More likely yelling “Toms!” at the TV.

Jim Treacher on July 27, 2009 at 8:12 PM

i would hit

equality on July 27, 2009 at 8:12 PM

Are you KIDDING? That woman is beautiful! I am far from jealous.. unlike some women, I can admire others and not have an issue about it. She has very nice hair and is well spoken. And a very nice husky voice.

upinak on July 27, 2009 at 8:11 PM

Don’t forget the freckles!

Theworldisnotenough on July 27, 2009 at 8:12 PM

It’s about time people of color stop judging Obama only by the color of his skin.

wildcat84 on July 27, 2009 at 7:53 PM

Some of us never did judge him by his skin color. There are 4 “people of color” that are of age to vote in my household, none of us would vote Obama in as dogcatcher. Now if the people of uncolor would stop feeling guilty about things they have no control over, then we would not have to worry about Marxist Presidents.

Kjeil on July 27, 2009 at 8:13 PM

I bet that redbone went to an all white school.

tomas on July 27, 2009 at 8:13 PM

Somebody is living in the distant past here, but it isn’t Crowley, or the Cambridge Police Dept. I guess Gates couldn’t find any segregated lunch counters in Cambridge, that he could get dragged away from, to feel part of “the black struggle,” so he invented his own racial incident. Now he’s a genuine “victim.”

RBMN on July 27, 2009 at 8:00 PM

Anyone who’s spent even a little time in Cambridge knows that it is quite possibly the political correctness capital of the East Coast. That a racist white cop could have survived on the Cambridge police department to this day and age is a pretty absurd thing to believe.

venividivici on July 27, 2009 at 8:13 PM

I’ve been on another board discussing this topic in the last few days.

Not surprisingly, the liberal posters don’t realize, or refuse to realize, that The One just came out a loser on this issue, and don’t have the good grace to just admitt defeat and move on (because this is story truthfully is, as Obama put it, “a distraction”….just one entirely of his own making….). Thus, they’ve spent all of their time publishing op-eds from left-leaning pundits talking about just how wrong Crowley was for arresting the professor.

Of course, they’ve dropped the racial-profiling part of their argument – because they know that the facts just don’t bear that out anymore…

Vyce on July 27, 2009 at 7:56 PM

Wanted to affirm your experiences and add something:

(though I posted this late yesterday/very earlier this day, I wanted to point this out again)…

The New York Post was removing comments last night that were critical of Gates and/or Obama and their statements, while allowing to stand any that were demeaning (pejoratives, etc.) toward those who support (or even so much as understand) Crowley and the arrest of Gates, and also allowing to stand any comments that denigrated Crowley.

I’ve seen this happen on other sites, such as Politico, whereby any opinion that runs contrary to the MEMEO’THEDAY **NEEDED** by the Left to promote it’s toolwork are removed without any explanation and the users who make such opinions, however reasonably expressed, get booted.

I was just surprised to watch comments disappear last night even as I attempted to read them from the NYPost, a site I had thought up to yesterday was run rather well. Wrong, it’s just another website with a Leftwing moderator/site admin. removing all comments that don’t service the DNC point of view.

What I DID AND DO read, however, when comments remain, is that a lot of Americans agree with Crowley as to the credibility of the arrest, despite the charges later being dropped (but even the union supports the arrest afterward and the PD does, too), and that Gates (and Obama) are clearly looking like the doofus’ with racist opinions in denigration of others.

Gates and Obama are clearly the people in this situation who are racist. Leftwing site admins with various sites can remove all the comments they want to, it won’t change the ability of the public to view the culprits clearly here.

Anyway, back to this thread…good for this woman for speaking out as she has.

Lourdes on July 27, 2009 at 8:13 PM

The hug at the end summed up everything.

vcferlita on July 27, 2009 at 8:14 PM

Kjeil on July 27, 2009 at 8:13 PM

Quote of the week. Beer and brauts anytime you are in Texas. No “Presidente” beer allowed. Howdy, citizen!

Limerick on July 27, 2009 at 8:14 PM

Don’t forget the freckles!

Theworldisnotenough on July 27, 2009 at 8:12 PM

tiny monitor. I didn’t realize she had them. Nothing wrong with freckles…. angel kisses!

upinak on July 27, 2009 at 8:14 PM

Crowley’s a spectacularly lucky guy to have friends like them.

So it is only spectacular “luck” that a rogue racist cop has people like this standing up for him???

Let me suggest an alternative reality to yours. Sgt Crowly is a professional who has a good reputation within the Cambridge PD. They are coming to his defense because they know him and know the truth in the midst of all the crap being thrown out by the filty liar in the White House and his equally racist buddy at Harvard? Think that might be a possibilty???

Postscript: Crowly hugging a black woman, clearly in the emotion of the moment, shows just how off-base the filthy lair and the arrogant racist are in suggesting that Gates was a victim of rogue cops arresting blacks in their homes for no reason whatsoever.

highhopes on July 27, 2009 at 8:14 PM

Limerick on July 27, 2009 at 8:14 PM

Nice blog ;)

upinak on July 27, 2009 at 8:15 PM

Well,this certainly didn’t go according to CNN’s plans,and
this has royaly backfired for Team Obama!

The last thing,CNN expected was a very negative outlook
on Hopey,boy,I bet they regret not spending enough editing
on this one!

No matter how you slice it,the only transparency that this
Administration so far has shown,is their RACIST AGENDA!

This goes all the way back to Ayers,Rev.Wright,Gates,and
Obama’s Community Organizing!!

And,during the Liberal primaries,Obama tried to engage,or
trap the GOP on race,and it was Bill Clinton who took the
bait!

There has been a very clear pattern,on Obama’s part!!

This is what CHANGE and HOPE is really all about,its a
policy of Obama’s that a few have seen,like Gates and Rev.
Wright I would imagine!!

canopfor on July 27, 2009 at 8:15 PM

i like don lemon for cnn.

i know he had the ghana thing when he oversold obama, but he’s typically pretty fair as cnn goes. liberal, sure, but not like some msnbc-liberal. kinda like a almost-but-not-quite charlie gibson, lester holt, jake tapper… you know they’re libs but it doesn’t show every second they speak

battleoflepanto1571 on July 27, 2009 at 8:16 PM

Anyone who’s spent even a little time in Cambridge knows that it is quite possibly the political correctness capital of the East Coast. That a racist white cop could have survived on the Cambridge police department to this day and age is a pretty absurd thing to believe.

venividivici on July 27, 2009 at 8:13 PM

Ditto. Gates NEEDS this and just about everything else from his history to be about racism. It’s his pathology, he views the world as a very bad place filled with threatening “White people”. Man needs a psychiatrist and Harvard should be deeply ashamed for even entertaining this nut on their faculty.

Lourdes on July 27, 2009 at 8:16 PM

Enoxo on July 27, 2009 at 7:51 PM

+100

JohnJ on July 27, 2009 at 8:16 PM

Huge Props for these folks, including the anchor from CNN for a change.

jdsmith0021 on July 27, 2009 at 8:16 PM

upinak on July 27, 2009 at 8:15 PM

It is fun in the closet :)

Limerick on July 27, 2009 at 8:16 PM

Now, that’s a great bunch of folks. I hope that the poplulation in that area grows their respect for that department. Now, what’s going on with healthcare?

boomer on July 27, 2009 at 8:18 PM

Limerick on July 27, 2009 at 8:16 PM

you have mail.. in that closet?

upinak on July 27, 2009 at 8:18 PM

Anyone who’s spent even a little time in Cambridge knows that it is quite possibly the political correctness capital of the East Coast. That a racist white cop could have survived on the Cambridge police department to this day and age is a pretty absurd thing to believe.

venividivici on July 27, 2009 at 8:13 PM

A co-worker from Boston said much the same thing. Such charges would have more credibility if it were the Boston PD or Mass. State Troopers but not Cambridge where it is a virtual a real-life version of Disneyland’s “it’s a small world” ride.

highhopes on July 27, 2009 at 8:18 PM

This is what it is like living in a non-racial society…honesty, integrity, a first class example of what color blind people are like.

right2bright on July 27, 2009 at 8:19 PM

Its time for Officer Crowley to back out of this beer idea,
unless he wants to be used for Obama’s purpose’s,this reeks!

canopfor on July 27, 2009 at 8:19 PM

Amen!

crash72 on July 27, 2009 at 8:20 PM

you have mail.. in that closet?

upinak on July 27, 2009 at 8:18 PM

Yep, same one at Palination.

Limerick on July 27, 2009 at 8:20 PM

have the race hustlers accused her of being an Uncle Aunt Tom Tommi yet?

Metro on July 27, 2009 at 8:20 PM

Isn’t that same CNN anchor who was visibly shocked when told Obama’s greeting in Africa was very typical?

TallDave on July 27, 2009 at 8:20 PM

Limerick on July 27, 2009 at 8:20 PM

check it…

upinak on July 27, 2009 at 8:21 PM

Isn’t this the same CNN anchor who was visibly shocked when the lady from Africa stated that Bush had gotten as warm or warmer support as Obama when Bush went to Africa?

I wonder if right now the LDM (SRM MSM) is thinking is this ship starting to sink? When should I jump off?

CCRWM on July 27, 2009 at 8:22 PM

Poor -equality-

Word is her head just exploded.

katy on July 27, 2009 at 8:22 PM

Wow! that community certainly has a fine group of well spoken officers. How great that they stood up for their guy, EVEN the former Obama voters. Maybe Obama was right after all, this WILL be a teaching moment, except he is not the one doing the teaching, he is the one being taught.

exceller on July 27, 2009 at 8:03 PM

Teaching moment indeed.

jharada on July 27, 2009 at 8:22 PM

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