The Fire Spreads – Three cops dead in Baton Rouge, and the analogies to the 1960s deepen.

Perhaps it will turn out that the latest assassination of police officers, this time in Baton Rouge, is unrelated to the hatred fomented by the Black Lives Matter movement. Perhaps the gunmen were members of militia groups aggrieved by federal overreach, say. But the overwhelming odds are that this most recent assault on law and order, taking the lives of three officers and wounding at least three more, is the direct outcome of the political and media frenzy that followed the police shootings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge and Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, less than two weeks ago. That frenzy further amplified the dangerously false narrative that racist police officers are the greatest threat facing young black men today.

  • BrokenDrumsticks

    If anybody here is expecting Obama to wait for the White people to whip things up to try and drop the “suspended elections” thing. Well, he ain’t.

    • He will be gone soon.

      • BillyHW

        And then, never again.

  • BrokenDrumsticks

    We can only hope the election goes smoothly. I don’t think Obama and his co-Horts are done by a long shot.

    • Clausewitz

      The dead shall rise………. And vote Democrat. So sayeth the Lord.

  • Progressive, divisive, victim, politics is the core problem.

    60 years ago as an elementary student I remember learning, “sticks and stones may break your bones, but names will never hurt you”.

    Today we, celebrate diversity (magnify differences) and reward “hurt feelings” victims. Children are taught they have a right to compensation for things we were once told to forget.

    Everyone has rights and no one has responsibilities.

    Add in a “progressive” media pushing an agenda rather than facts (think Ferguson), and you get BLM.

    Obozo adds fuel with more progressive lies and, Bingo, you get dead cops shot by black thugs.

    And even after 8 dead cops in less than two weeks we still get PC BS from the progressives and the media.