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Biden Wants to Boost Policing — after Spreading Toxic Lies That Tore It Down

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Biden Wants to Boost Policing — after Spreading Toxic Lies That Tore It Down

New York Post July 13, 2021
Policing & Public SafetyAll

The Bidenites' talk of systemic police bias isn't just dangerous, it is wrong.

Forced to confront the lethal violence engulfing US cities, President Joe Biden now says he wants to refund the police, as he indicated at a meeting with Eric Adams. Astonishingly, Biden is recasting himself as a supporter of law enforcement.

But Biden’s pro-police turn won’t work. Police departments across the country have been trying for the last year to grow their ranks to fight the tidal wave of drive-by shootings that began with the George Floyd riots in 2020. They’ve failed, however, not because they lack funding, but because they face a recruitment crisis. Officers have been leaving the job in droves and telling everyone they know to not even think about becoming a cop.

Why this flight from the profession? Because of the narrative about policing promulgated by Democrats like Biden and their media allies before the #Defund movement became a political liability.

Continue reading the entire piece here at the New York Post

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Heather Mac Donald is the Thomas W. Smith fellow at the Manhattan Institute, contributing editor at City Journal, and the author of the bestselling War on Cops and The Diversity Delusion. Follow her on Twitter here.

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