July 22, 2020
Sending in the feds...to Chicago!
On Monday, Chicago's mayor, Lori Lightfoot (D-of course), sent a letter to the president of the United States, Donald J. Trump, grudgingly agreeing to the president's offer to send 150 federal agents to the city to help it cope with rising crime, "mostly peaceful" riots and looting, and skyrocketing shootings and murders. Well, if they must come they can, but "Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago expects influx of federal agents to help city fight violence, 'but we do not welcome dictatorship.'" Oh, of course not! Her letter continues: What we do not need, and what will certainly make our community less safe is secret, federal agents deployed to Chicago. Any other form of militarized assistance within our borders that would not be within our control or within the direct command of the Chicago Police Department would spell disaster. She later reiterated her opposition, tweeting, "Under no...(Read Full Post)