The "Defund the Police!" movement appears to be gaining steam in some areas. On Sunday, the Minneapolis City Council publicly vowed to "dismantle the police department." On Monday, CNN's Alysin Camerota asked the president of that city council, Linda Bender, who citizens would call "if in the middle of the night (their) home is broken into." Bender's reply was as ridiculous as it was infuriating.
"That [question] comes from a place of privilege," she said. Wait... what? Bender thinks that wanting to protect your family and property is "privilege"? Keep in mind, many Democrats now use "privilege" as a substitute for "racist." If the radical Left really thinks it's "racist" to defend your home and loved ones, America may be in serious trouble.
If you don't think the Left's "Defund the Police!" push is serious, Seattle police boarded up and abandoned their East Precinct on Monday night. In response, Antifa "protestors" barricaded six blocks of the city's downtown area, calling it the "cop-free," "Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone."
But apparently, things aren't going all that well in the "Zone." A self-described "anarchist" posted on Twitter this morning that they were already running out of food. The city's current appeasement strategy, which seemingly lets "protestors" do whatever they want to create their police-free utopia, doesn't appear to be working for anyone.
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