Hillary Clinton believes that 'white terrorism' and 'police violence' are as much a threat as ISIS

Hillary Clinton took part in the "Brown and Black" candidate forum in Iowa yesterday and laid the pandering on thick to her minority audience.

She agreed with the moderator who asked her if "white terrorisms and extremism is as much a threat to some in this country as something like ISIS[.]”

Her rambling answer starts about 1:20 into the video.

Daily Caller:

Hillary then turned to the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995 and Hadiya Pendleton, the 15-year-old shot in Chicago shortly after performing a President Obama’s second inauguration. She called the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building the act of a “a guy who hated the government. That’s terrorism, as far as I’m concerned.”

“I think that when you have police violence that terrorizes communities, that doesn’t show the respect that you’re supposed to have from protecting people in your authority,” Hillary answered. “That can feel, also, terrorizing. So, there are so many different kinds of potential violent acts and we have to go after all of them, we have to stop them all.

“It becomes higher profile when it’s tied to international terrorism because that seems like it’s coming from outside, not homegrown,” she continued. “Well, I saw homegrown terrorism in Oklahoma City, and I saw foreign terrorism in New York City, and I saw people grieving over the loss of their loved ones, and at some point we all have to come together as a country again and stand against violence. And do something to get the guns out of the hands of people who shouldn’t have them, no matter who they are.”

There are a helluva lot more ISIS fighters and sympathizers who are inspired to carry out terror attacks than there are right-wing militias and anti-government extremists.  In fact, there are thousands more.  And the miniscule number of police officers who shoot innocent people – or at least unarmed people – raises the question.

What the hell is she talking about?

How many terror attacks have been carried out by white supremacists in the last ten years, and how many attacks have been authored by Islamic extremists?  I'm sure the number of attacks carried out in the name of Islam dwarfs the number of attacks by right-wing nuts. 

As far as police "terrorizing" communities, let's ask the residents of Baltimore what happens when police are themselves too terrified to do their jobs.  This isn't excusing police violence against anyone, but rather a simple recognition that situations arise where police are put in extremely difficult and dangerous positions, and they don't always make the correct decision. 

But Hillary's mindless pandering to those who desperately want to equate what happens in their communities with what happens during Islamic terror attacks only encourages a false consciousness that hinders our ability to stay safe – be the perpetrators of violence drug gangs or Muslim extremists. 
 

Hillary Clinton took part in the "Brown and Black" candidate forum in Iowa yesterday and laid the pandering on thick to her minority audience.

She agreed with the moderator who asked her if "white terrorisms and extremism is as much a threat to some in this country as something like ISIS[.]”

Her rambling answer starts about 1:20 into the video.

Daily Caller:

Hillary then turned to the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995 and Hadiya Pendleton, the 15-year-old shot in Chicago shortly after performing a President Obama’s second inauguration. She called the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building the act of a “a guy who hated the government. That’s terrorism, as far as I’m concerned.”

“I think that when you have police violence that terrorizes communities, that doesn’t show the respect that you’re supposed to have from protecting people in your authority,” Hillary answered. “That can feel, also, terrorizing. So, there are so many different kinds of potential violent acts and we have to go after all of them, we have to stop them all.

“It becomes higher profile when it’s tied to international terrorism because that seems like it’s coming from outside, not homegrown,” she continued. “Well, I saw homegrown terrorism in Oklahoma City, and I saw foreign terrorism in New York City, and I saw people grieving over the loss of their loved ones, and at some point we all have to come together as a country again and stand against violence. And do something to get the guns out of the hands of people who shouldn’t have them, no matter who they are.”

There are a helluva lot more ISIS fighters and sympathizers who are inspired to carry out terror attacks than there are right-wing militias and anti-government extremists.  In fact, there are thousands more.  And the miniscule number of police officers who shoot innocent people – or at least unarmed people – raises the question.

What the hell is she talking about?

How many terror attacks have been carried out by white supremacists in the last ten years, and how many attacks have been authored by Islamic extremists?  I'm sure the number of attacks carried out in the name of Islam dwarfs the number of attacks by right-wing nuts. 

As far as police "terrorizing" communities, let's ask the residents of Baltimore what happens when police are themselves too terrified to do their jobs.  This isn't excusing police violence against anyone, but rather a simple recognition that situations arise where police are put in extremely difficult and dangerous positions, and they don't always make the correct decision. 

But Hillary's mindless pandering to those who desperately want to equate what happens in their communities with what happens during Islamic terror attacks only encourages a false consciousness that hinders our ability to stay safe – be the perpetrators of violence drug gangs or Muslim extremists.