CNN recently reported that police officers deaths from guns has gone up 72 percent compared to last year. Now, Barack Obama is finally doling out some blame. Unsurprisingly, Obama is singling out the actions of law enforcement — not the killers — as the primary cause of these murders.
This accusation comes right after five cops were killed in Dallas, and three more were killed in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. All eight men were targetted because they were police officers, and all eight were murdered by Black men who were affiliated with Black Lives Matter, or other like-minded organizations.
Of course, it was always unlikely that Obama would ever single out these anti-cop movements for the violence they have incited. Obama has spent much too of the last year praising the organizations to admit that they have gone so far off their intended path.
Now, his only option has become to blame the police — which is exactly what he has done.
Barack Obama is once again criticizing law enforcement in the wake of 9 officer deaths in Dallas, Texas and Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Now, he’s claiming that the police won’t stop being murdered until they admit that they are the problem. This is what he said:
“There are legitimate issues that have been raised, and there’s data and evidence to back up the concerns that are being expressed by these protesters.
And if police organizations and departments acknowledge that there’s a problem and there’s an issue, then that, too, is going to contribute to real solutions. And, as I said yesterday, that is what’s going to ultimately help make the job of being a cop a lot safer.”
The issue isn’t with the police. It has been proven many times that the number of black men shot by the police is proportional to the number of crimes that they commit. The issue is — and has been — the rhetoric of Black Lives Matter and their supporters.