Hasn't Al Sharpton Heard of Waco?

“There must be national policy and national law on policing,” Al Sharpton said at the kickoff of his National Action Network’s annual convention last week. “We can’t go from state to state, we’ve got to have national law to protect people against these continued questions.” His audience applauded. Sharpton kept talking. After commending the officials who arrested and charged Officer Michael Slager in the South Carolina shooting death of Walter Scott, he continued,  “We cannot have a justice system that hopes we have a mayor in the right city or a police chief. We have to have one policy that is national.” Those like Sharpton who hope to nationalize the police might want to recall what our national police forces accomplished on the dusty plains outside of Waco, Texas, twenty-two years ago next Sunday. For those of short memory, the FBI, trying to mop up for a botched earlier raid by the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and...(Read Full Article)

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