We reported yesterday on the unbelievable effort of the White House to claim that somehow it was Republicans who are behind “defunding the police.”
The Rescue Plan is providing significant money to help state and local governments hire police and fund a range of other crime fighting measures.@POTUS and Democrats supported that funding. The GOP voted against it unanimously.
So, yes. https://t.co/gYGQTBqst9
— Mike Gwin (@MGwin46) June 28, 2021
It shows just how much they think they can gaslight people with that kind of effort as though America would forget what the Democrats and the BLM have done for more than a year.
We pointed out how ironic it was that they were trying to road test this new idea yesterday just as Oakland (a very leftist Democratic city) voted to remove millions from the police, that they’re obviously trying to flip the script on this because their internal polling is indicating it’s going to kill them in 2022.
We have another ironic twist for you today, courtesy of Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D-NY).
Bowman is a Democratic Socialist lawmaker from New York. He’s a good buddy of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the rest of the Squad. He, along with other Democratic Squad members, were some of the many Democrats calling to “defund the police.”
According to the NY Post, Bowman has called repeatedly to defund the police and said the system couldn’t be reformed. He also accused the police of having a “white supremacy” problem.
We’re fighting in your memory, Tamir. You won’t be forgotten.
A system this cruel and inhumane can’t be reformed. Defund the police, and defund the system that’s terrorizing our communities. https://t.co/OwFg32pbZ3
— Jamaal Bowman (@JamaalBowmanNY) December 29, 2020
“A system this cruel and inhumane can’t be reformed. Defund the police, and defund the system that’s terrorizing our communities,” Bowman said. “We screamed defund the police so we could reallocate those resources toward something that focuses on true public health and public safety,” Bowman declared in April.
But while Bowman wants to defund the police from neighborhoods that are desperate for them, he
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