Hero Worship for Another Career Criminal
The Democrat media complex has made another saint out of a career criminal who was killed in an altercation with police. Rioting broke out in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center, where Officer Kim Potter fatally shot Daunte Wright as he tried to escape arrest on April 11. The agenda of the propaganda media is to deepen the narrative in people’s minds that America is a racist country and its traditions and institutions must be torn down. In service of that agenda, they are creating a hero out of Wright and a monster out of Potter.
But these characterizations leave out the full picture—and it’s not an accident.
Anyone can search the Internet and immediately find several of Wright’s own social media posts in which he records himself making gang signs, showing wads of money, using drugs, and waving a pistol. Court papers obtained by the Daily Mail show Wright had a warrant out for his arrest when Potter and two other officers stopped him for an expired registration tag. According to the Mail, “Daunte Wright choked a woman and threatened to shoot her if she did not hand over $820 she had stuffed in her bra …. Wright was due to face trial on a charge of attempted aggravated robbery—with a possible maximum sentence of 20 years in prison.”
You won’t hear about these assault charges at a “Justice for Daunte” protest, but they are extremely significant to understanding what actually happened. Potter and her colleagues pulled over Wright’s white Buick LaCrosse and then followed standard procedure by checking Wright’s name in their database. They learned that he was a violent criminal with a warrant out for his arrest. Two officers then asked Wright to step out of the car. Wright initially complied, but then broke free and began to drive away. Officer Potter shouted that she would tase Wright, but she unholstered her gun instead of her taser and shot him in the chest.
Three days after the shooting, Officer Potter was arrested and charged with second-degree manslaughter. So there will be an investigation into the circumstances surrounding Daunte’s death. But that has not stopped protesters from making all kinds of accusations and rioters from fighting with officers at police headquarters.
And it has not stopped race baiters from forcing city officials out of their jobs for saying that Potter should receive due process. Police Chief Tim Gannon was forced to resign despite having nothing to do with Wright’s death, and city manager Curt Boganey was fired after suggesting Potter deserves due process of law.
Now Mayor Elliot has called on Gov. Tim Walz to have Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison take over Wright’s case—despite the fact that Ellison is a far-left radical with Nation of Islam connections who wrote an editorial for the Communist Party USA arguing that grassroots socialist organizations are needed to bring about necessary reform in the United States. He has always believed American police are irredeemably racist, and in 1989 told the Freedom Road Socialist Organization that the “responsible activist has to show young folks out there that white supremacy and capitalism are what’s putting them in the position they’re in.”
The evidence keeps piling up that the radical left does not want justice. They want to destroy the police!