“The State Department’s new deputy spokesperson Jalina Porter reportedly called police the “largest threat to U.S. national security” in a 2016 Facebook post, according to a screenshot obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
“The largest threat to U.S. national security are U.S. cops. Not ISIS, not Russian hackers, not anyone or anything else,” the post read according to the Washington Free Beacon. “If y’all don’t wake up and rise up to this truth, the genocide against Blacks in America will continue until we are near extinct. That’s not the world I seek to live in or create for myself and those around me.””
ROM BAD TO WORSE: Biden’s Retreat on Crime. Violent crime is soaring, police departments are shrinking, local activists are further hamstringing law enforcement, and now the Biden Justice Department seems likely to press for more of the “reforms” that drove up crime in the cities targeted by the Obama administration. In a podcast (which includes a transcript), Rafael Mangual and Brian Anderson of City Journal discuss the grim prospects for New York and the rest of the country.
HOW’S THAT DEFUNDING THE POLICE WORKING OUT FOR YOU? Explaining the Great 2020 Homicide Spike. Progressive politicians and journalists are pretending the nationwide surge in shootings and murders was due to the pandemic, as in this ridiculous NPR report. But numbers don’t lie. The spike was clearly due to the decline in “proactive policing,” which was caused by the war on cops that started with the George Floyd protests.