Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Obama treats officers at memorial for slain Dallas cops to lecture about bigotry & gun control
I didn’t watch President Obama’s address at a memorial service for the murdered police officers in Dallas as it happened, but I did see it later. Obama’s address started out OK, then inevitably spiraled into an agenda-driven lecture, which is the very predictable reason I didn’t go out of my way to watch the speech live in the first place.
Five officers are dead, and so apparently Tuesday’s memorial service was considered an appropriate time for airing some blue-related grievances:
President Obama defended the Black Lives Matter movement Tuesday at a memorial service for five slain Dallas police officers, saying bigotry remains a problem in police departments across the U.S. While paying tribute to the fallen officers for sacrificing their lives to protect anti-police protesters from a sniper, Mr. Obama also called on law enforcement agencies to root out bias that he said is contributing to...
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