December 11, 2016

Cop Killings Are Way Down During Obama Presidency

obamaMilwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke told Fox News yesterday, “President Obama has breathed life into this ugly movement,” meaning Black Lives Matter and the “war on cops” Clarke says the president is at least partly responsible for.

This is part of a larger narrative in right-wing media that cop killings are increasing due to Obama’s tacit support for anti-cop activist groups and failure to condemn those who attack or kill police officers.

There’s only one problem with the narrative: Cop killings are way down during Obama’s presidency and on pace this year for the lowest annual total this century.

Read the rest at The Huffington Post…

 

Tom Mullen is the author of A Return to Common Sense: Reawakening Liberty in the Inhabitants of America.

Comments

  1. One cop killed is too many. And our president fanned the flames! How many doesn’t matter! One police officer slain because of this movement that Obama supports is criminal and disgusting in every way! The lack of value for human life is destroying this once great country!

    • Tom Mullen says:

      There were more than twice as many officers killed during Bush’s 7th year in office. So is Bush twice as guilty as Obama?

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