“Lives are at stake daily so I’m out of patience with critiques of the language of activists. Whatever a grieving family says is their truth,” declared Rep. Ayanna Pressley.
“It’s hard seeing the same people who uplift” Rosa Parks’ “courage, attack the movement for Black lives that want us to prioritize health, funding of schools & ending poverty, rather than racist police systems,” huffed Rep. Rashida Tlaib.
Obama not only was right that the “Defund the Police” slogan was political suicide for Democrats this year, he’s morally right that the answer to rare instances of police misconduct is not to get rid of cops. All that will do is leave poorer communities, and people of color, further brutalized by crime. That Obama is considered too far right on this issue is madness.
The Squad already cost Democrats gravely in the election. What will they cost America if they get their way?