By: Duncan Smith at The National Sentinel
While the Left continues to bash police officers and call for their disbanding, good men and women continue to put on a uniform and a badge and go out into their communities every day trying to keep the peace and keep people safe.
And while most Americans support and appreciate cops, it is imperative we stand up and do so vocally, as former U.S. intelligence analyst and member of the NYPD’s intelligence unit Buck Sexton reminded us Sunday on Twitter.
“There’s no amount of sensitivity or tactical training you could give a law enforcement officer to make him/her not react to a credible threat against that officer’s life with lethal force,” he wrote. “If cops aren’t [sic] allowed to defend themselves, we’re betraying all those who wear the uniform.”
There’s no amount of sensitivity or tactical training you could give a law enforcement officer to make him/her not react to a credible threat against that officer’s life with lethal force
If cops arent allowed to defend themselves, we’re betraying all those who wear the uniform
— Buck Sexton (@BuckSexton) June 14, 2020
Most Americans, though sadly, not all of us, agree with that.
The latest ABC/Ipsos poll finds that an overwhelming majority of Americans oppose defunding police departments.
— Byron York (@ByronYork) June 12, 2020
Meanwhile, in a ‘turnabout is fair play’ moment, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) pointed out that a New York Tims op-ed calling for defunding the police is actually putting more police officers at risk.
Turnabout is fair play: Sen. Tom Cotton says New York Times op-ed on abolishing the police ‘puts lives in danger’ https://t.co/1E19vnewN4
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) June 13, 2020
The Left is trying to extinguish all remaining forms of civility in our country in an attempt to destroy it from within. We can’t let them do that.
This article originally appeared at The National Sentinel and was republished with permission.
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