by BRYAN PRESTON
Elitist Democrats were only too happy to work alongside radicals and defund police all over the country last year. Predictions that this would lead to a whole lot more murder and other violent crimes did not deter them a whit.
Now California Gov. Gavin Newsom is changing his tune. He’s sending more cops to Oakland to deal with a surge in violence there.
OAKLAND, Calif. (KRON)- “Beware – there is going to be more enforcement.”
That’s the warning Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf gave Wednesday after announcing Gov. Gavin Newsom has approved the city’s request to send more law enforcement resources to Oakland.
Schaaf said she was grateful for Newsom’s “rapid response” in bringing more traffic enforcement to Oakland, adding that the “governor granted the request quickly.”
Quickly? Back in June, the Oakland police chief ripped the city council for defunding OPD. Newsom did nothing.
Two days later, this happened:
Criminals Attempt to Rob News Crew While It’s Interviewing City’s Violence Prevention Director
A pair of robbers in Oakland, California, held up a television news crew at gunpoint just hours after the city’s police chief warned of safety concerns following officials’ decision to slash his department’s budget by more than $18 million, police said.
The news crew was filming an interview with the city’s director of violence prevention outside City Hall around 3 p.m. local time Monday when two armed suspects tried to take their camera, the Oakland Police Department said in a statement. A scuffle broke out and a private security guard, contracted by the news agency, pulled out his gun and told the robbers to leave.
If that’s not a poetic riff from the cosmos on the stupidity of our times, I don’t know what is.
Newsom did nothing.
What did it take to get the city and the governor to act? It wasn’t another spate of senseless street murders that did the job.
First, Newsom faces a recall effort that’s growing by the day. It’s like an angry Godzilla rising from the depths and coming straight for him.
It’s…a problem. The pressure is wearing on his nerves. It’s making him snap and swear.
It’s also bracing his mind.
But it was the moment another elitist California Democrat became a victim of Democrat-fostered crime in Oakland that finally forced Democrats to act.
“Reckless driving that kills people, robberies that involve vehicles like what to our beloved U.S. Senator Boxer, that is going to really get under control with help from the state and I am so grateful,” she added. “I’m grateful for the governor’s rapid response and grateful for the additional resources.”
Schaaf was referring to the July 26 incident in which former U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer said she was assaulted and robbed in Oakland’s Jack London Square. She was not seriously injured.
She wasn’t, but Democrat prospects were. Along with the recall, which is direct accountability for Newsom, Boxer’s mugging braced the minds. So send in the cops that Democrats have systematically defunded, denounced, and demoralized over the past year.
So, what does Newsome expect, a reward for address a problem HE and his Democrats created? What’s next, idiot Biden closes off the border and expects a medal for addressing a disaster HE created out of thin air?
It’s a Democrat specialty: create a problem with their stupid policies and agenda, then put a band aid on part of it and expect congratulatory praise. How about just not being stupid in the first place?
The Asians in Oakland also put their foot down and demanded Newsom send in more police.
Things got out of control quickly once police were cut.
Of course, the only way any Republican can get elected is via recall in CA (soon add Pennsylvania to that).
Ranked-choice voting means you can never get a Republican into office, not even get one onto the ballot.
Primaries demand you rank your top 3 or 4 options.
(So, Trump is #1, then, what? HILLARY is #2, or some marginalized oddball???)
After all the top three (or four) are counted in totals, the “REAL” top 2 vote recipients face one another.
And, lo & behold, it’s Hillary and some other Dem.
At least during a recall there’s a chance someone other than a Dem might take office.
“Things got out of control quickly once police were cut.”
And no one was surprised but Democrats. Of course, you would have to have cared about people to have even worried about the outcome. Then again, these are the geniuses that thought people that didn’t want or need health insurance would go ahead and spend a huge chunk of their income so Obamacare would become viable.
Democrats need to take a tour of the real world sometime and stop scheming ways to steal.