As many Democrats, Mayors, Governors among them, call for defunding the police, for giving political protection to arsonists during ‘peaceful riots,’ as they pass laws removing bail as a requirement for holding suspected criminals in jail, the places where they rule with the most control are in the least control of law and order, to the immediate detriment of the citizens these Democrats serve.
The question might then be asked, are Democrats an impediment to Americans being able to defend themselves from the threats that many Democrats are daily working to create through their invectives that are lobbed like molotov cocktails on the innocent and guilty alike.
Do Democrats care about protecting the people who pay their salaries? Don’t look at what they say – what do their actions say? Let’s take a look at what Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said about criminals in her home state of New York. Then we’ll look at how her position works out in real life for the taxpayers she is supposed to represent.
First story from the New York Post:
Three House Democrats sent a letter to the Big Apple’s five district attorneys Monday demanding answers on how they use cash bail, saying it’s contributing to the ongoing “humanitarian crisis” on Rikers Island.
The letter, sent by Manhattan Rep. Carolyn Maloney, Bronx Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rep. Jamie Raskin of Maryland, said the lawmakers have “grave concerns that excessive bail amounts” are forcing detainees to languish in unsafe city lockups simply because they cannot afford to pay.
“High bail amounts lead to a two-tiered system of justice, with those who can afford bail…