Fox News and Republicans successful wide person ever talked astir however they “back the blue.” As a result, galore constabulary officers astir the state ballot red. In fact, a 2016 canvass showed that 84% of cops backed Donald Trump with lone 8% of serviceman backing Hillary Clinton.
All of a sudden, though, the GOP and its media arms are not lone not sticking up for cops, they’re bashing them. Tucker Carlson dedicated a conception of his amusement the different time to blasting Capitol serviceman Harry Dunn.
And during a caller show, Laura Ingraham gave retired acting awards to the officers who testified during a caller hearing. “There was surely a batch of unit that day, but it was not a violent attack,” she said. “It wasn’t 9/11. It wasn’t the worst happening that ever happened to America. It wasn’t an insurrection.”
Officer Aquilino Gonell was asked astir Ingraham’s onslaught during a Thursday quality connected CNN. He told Erin Burnett:
“This is the archetypal clip I spot that remark coming from this peculiar person. To ticker her trash, due to the fact that that’s what it is, a commentator that would trash idiosyncratic who, successful my opinion, wasn’t there. So unless you were determination successful that crowd, being attacked by the rioters, you would not know, and you volition ne'er know, you ne'er — my devotion for the state is bigger than the vitriol that she’s puking out… that idiosyncratic ne'er served the country, volition ne'er rise her manus similar I did truthful galore times.”
Watch a clip of the conception below, courtesy of CNN:
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