Aug 17, 201603:01 PMBlaska's Bring It!
with David Blaska
‘Stop trying to fix the police; fix the ghetto’
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I give Donald J. Trump credit. A lot of credit.
Still think we could do a better — a lot better. But the Trumpster is one of the few major political figures in America returning fire in the war against police, aside from Sheriff David Clarke and Rudy Giuliani. (The former mayor, in fact, is credited with co-writing Trump’s speech last night in West Bend.)
Trump proved once again that he could read a teleprompter. Good for him. But he chose to read the right speech, words that have never crossed The Current Occupant’s teleprompter or his chosen successor’s mendacious lips.
Credit: Allen West Republic
“The war on our police must end and it must end now,” Trump said last night in West Bend, two nights after a weekend of anti-police rioting in Milwaukee. Simple, direct, and — zut alors! — not subject to misinterpretation. (Yes, it IS the candidate’s responsibility to make himself understood.)
“The problem in our poorest communities is not that there are too many police, it’s that there are not enough police,” Trump said.
Where is Barack Obama on the violence in Milwaukee? Answer: Vacationing on Martha’s Vineyard. (For that matter, where is the president on the flooding in Louisiana? George W. was pilloried for flying low over New Orleans to get a bird’s eye view of the devastation; Obama hasn’t even done that!)
Where is Hillary Clinton? Milwaukee doesn’t fit her narrative: the cop was black and the dead guy armed with greater firepower and a history of violence. That doesn’t stop the usual suspects from spinning out excuses like the sorcerer’s apprentice.
The Great Equivocator (he writes a column for the Wisconsin State Journal) criticized our photo of young Sylville Smith aiming a firearm at the camera. The Squire is contributing to a stereotype, don’t cha know. (Or maybe it’s Sylville Smith who is doing that? Still searching for the requisite cap and gown photo.)
The peanut gallery responding to Monday’s blog (“Quick, send more free stuff”) proffered all kinds of excuses as to why young Sylville should choose violence rather than accomplishment, why he could not drive his car to a place of employment, why the rioters were justified in burning down their neighborhood. (How many second-, third-, and fourth-chances did the criminal justice system give this guy?)
The grievance industry teaches that it is always someone else’s fault: your poverty, your criminality, and your indolence — not your fault.
Guilty white liberals should flock to the University of Wisconsin’s proposed “cross-cultural competency” training. Talk about buzzwords! Liberal dog whistle for washing white privilege, work ethic, and personal responsibility out of your hair. “Cross-cultural competency” training? The legislature needs to take another nick out of the UW budget.
The war on police takes many forms. Another is the complaint against police Chief Mike Koval to the Madison Police and Fire Commission. It was signed by Tony Robinson’s grandmother. (You’ve got to see her to believe her!) Do not think for a minute that she wasn’t put up to it by the city’s liberal-progressive-socialist power structure. It’s the rapture for cop haters like Brenda Konkel.
I have been preaching for months now that the erosion of personal responsibility/ cult of victimization in too many urban areas is THE great domestic issue. And who is most hurt by the liberal-progressive-socialist guilt trip? Young men of color. They’re killing each other.