Well, nothing happened really. Except an outpowering of grief and support for the family of slain officer Deputy Darren Goforth. There was no shouting. No vandalism. No outcry for “social justice.” No racial taunts. Oh and by the way, so far there has been no expression of condolence from President Obama either.
As Breitbart reports, “it was a serene environment, where people of all races, expressed condolences to Harris County Sheriff Office deputies for the loss of one of their own.
One night after Deputy Darren Goforth was executed at a Chevron station in Houston, Texas, over a thousand people gathered at the site to memorialize the man who was apparently murdered simply because he wore a police uniform. There was an outpouring of support for Harris County Sheriff Deputy Goforth, and for law enforcement officers and their families.
This brutal killing comes within days of a radio show based in Texas wherein a group of black radicals called for the lynching of whites and killing of cops, as Breitbart Texas reported.
Police have 30-year-old Shannon Miles in custody (the “dark-skinned man” caught on a security camera at the gas station). Ballistics tests on the bullets at the shooting match a gun owned by Miles, who has an extensive criminal record.
The contrast between how these people in Houston reacted compared to folks in Ferguson and Baltimore is beyond striking. It’s also heartbreaking. Because it’s heartbreaking what has happened in our nation under the auspices of the first black president.
Sheriff David Clarke is spot on. The blame for this murder lies squarely on the shoulders of some of ‘those people” in the White House who encourage and foment this rage against those in uniform – and anyone who is not “of color.”
President Obama, when will you speak out against this violence? Surely there will be a few minutes to spare between your next round of golf and fundraiser.