When it came to protecting Trump supporters against violence in San Jose last week, the police were about as effective as DePaul security at a Milo Yiannopoulos event — which is to say, not at all.
San Jose Police Chief Eddie Garcia defended his officers who did everything but their job, and was quoted by Mercury News as saying, “We are not an ‘occupying force’ and cannot reflect the chaotic tactics of the protesters,” Garcia told reporters. Unless a victim’s life was in peril or the violence was “spiraling out of control,” he said, officers held back to avoid inciting more violence and having the crowd turn on officers. He also said the 250 police weren’t enough to control the roughly 400 protesters.
When is it ever the case that 250 people with guns can’t contain 400 people?
To literally add insult to injury, San Jose’s mayor blamed Trump supporters for the violence. Aren’t liberals always the ones complaining about victim blaming?
Thanks to some research over at The Gateway Pundit, we’ve discovered that the city’s police chief is associated with a far-left Latino advocacy group, which does wonders to explain why his force stood by idly.
What has gone largely unreported, is that police chief Eddie Garcia is affiliated with the far left group La Raza. This is a screen-cap from his Twitter account:
The La Raza Roundtable of California celebrated when Garcia was sworn in.
This is how the Roundtable describes itself: “La Raza Roundtable brings together community organizations, community leaders, elected officials, private and public sector representatives in leadership capacities that can impact positive change for La Raza.” [In case you weren’t already aware, ‘La Raza’ translates as ‘The Race.’]
Garcia has released a laughable statement in which he suggests that the police didn’t arrest the violent thugs because it would have just made them angrier.
Basically: "Arresting them would just make them angrier so we didn't." pic.twitter.com/FcgE8YaZen
— A.J. Delgado (@AJDelgado13) June 5, 2016
Of course, as was the case in Trump pointing out the background of the lawyer in the Trump University case, this must be racist, or something.
[Note: This post was authored by Matt Palumbo. Follow him on Twitter @MattPalumbo12]