Won’t read this in The Nation!
America is emerging from the mythology of Hands Up, Don’t Shoot, the urban myth debunked when petty criminal Michael Brown was found to have attacked the police officer eight years ago in Ferguson MO.
San Francisco voters are poised to remove from office its soft-on-crime district attorney, radical diaper-baby Chesa Boudin, tomorrow 06-07-22. The home district of Nancy Pelosi has already recalled progressive school board members for renaming schools rather than teaching kids. Your challenge: Guess the percentage by which Boudin is recalled.
From the Wall Street Journal:
Progressive prosecutors include the district attorneys of Los Angeles County; New York County, which encompasses Manhattan; Chicago’s Cook County; and Philadelphia — all places where homicides went up during the pandemic and lockdowns. Homicides in the U.S. jumped nearly 30% in 2020 from 2019, the largest single-year increase ever recorded by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Ooh, Don’t forget John Chisholm of Milwaukee or Dane County’s revolver of doors, Ismael Ozanne.
In just the past three weeks, candidates for district attorney with tough-on-crime messages in smaller counties have defeated progressive rivals in at least five elections in North Carolina, Oregon and Arkansas.
Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón is one recall target. Mr. Gascón, who previously served as San Francisco D.A., will face a recall election if opponents collect the required 566,857 signatures by July 6. The recall campaign reports it is close.
Billionaire George Soros and groups he funded spent more than $40 million on campaign contributions in prosecutors’ races, according to a new report by the Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund.
Blaska’s Bottom Line: The race card is being refused for lack of funds.