On Wednesday, the National Police Association slammed Nancy Pelosi’s fake investigation of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, calling it a politically motivated “dog and pony show” that has no intention of learning the truth.
The group’s spokeswoman, Betsy Brantner Smith, told Fox News that instead of wasting time on the Jan. 6 incident Congress should be investigating the far more dangerous Black Lives Matter riots that have gone on for the past few years.
Per Fox News:
“People need to see that police officers go through horrible things, and Jan. 6 was a horrible thing for some of those officers,” she said. “But, quite frankly, I find this whole Jan. 6 Commission, frankly, a dog and pony show. It doesn’t tell the whole story.”
“Myself, like millions of Americans, sat there watching the testimony thinking, ‘Wait, where are the police officers who appeared – appeared – to let some of the protesters in?” she asked. “Where is the police officer who shot Ashli Babbitt? In fact, why aren’t we talking about Ashli Babbitt? I mean there’s so much more here.”
Indeed, whereas on Jan 6 a window got broken and people wandered around sightseeing, but little actual damage was done to the Capitol. And the only provable injury came when an out-of-control Capitol Hill Police officer murdered one of the MAGA protesters, an unarmed woman who was a U.S. military veteran.
Meanwhile, the Black Lives Matter-Antifa mobs wrecked more than one billion dollars in damages in cities across America just since May 2020 — and that doesn’t even include the riots going back as far as the Ferguson incident. In Minneapolis alone, Black Lives Matter mobs damaged or destroyed over 1,500 businesses or buildings. Black Lives Matter was linked to 90% of the riots that resulted in the most expensive property damage in US insurance history.
Furthermore, at least 700 police officers were injured in the BLM riots in the last year.
The few hours of unruly behavior on Jan. 6 pales in comparison.
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