When a white police officer in Ohio shot and killed Ma'Khia Bryant, stopping her from plunging a butcher knife into the chest of an unarmed black teenager, the racial melodrama that is destroying the very fabric of American society reached what the "woke" refer to as an "inflection point." At that moment, the narrative of the national lynch mob – verdict first, due process be damned – collided with an impossible reality: a white cop saving the life of a black child. Unable to resolve this dilemma, the woke mob simply refused to see it.
It was left to Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors to formulate their denial bluntly:
Patrisse Cullors is a racist whose sociopathic premise is: all cops are guilty and all black criminals are innocent. This is also the premise and rationale of all the riots and protests of the year just passed: White cops are racists, and blacks their innocent targets, even if they happen to be armed criminals resisting arrest.
Through these ideological blinders, the Ohio event - a white cop rescuing an unarmed black teen about to be murdered by a knife-wielding black teen – was simply impossible. The fact that the knife-wielding black teen was shouting "I'm going to stab the f--k out of you, bitch" as she thrust a butcher knife towards her intended victim's chest was just inconceivable. If white cops protected black victims from black criminals, the goal of abolishing the police could not be justified. [more...]
David Horowitz’s newly published book is The Enemy Within: How a Totalitarian Movement Is Destroying America. Mark Levin has described The Enemy Within as “a book for all patriots who understand that our country is in a fight for its life.”