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Thread: Is it fair to say the mayor where the 2 cops were killed was partly responsible?

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    Is it fair to say the mayor where the 2 cops were killed was partly responsible?

    I think the New York police union said the mayor had blood on his hands for the 2 police getting killed....does that also mean if republicans call Obama a dictator or a hitler and he gets assassinated they will have blood on their hands...if it provokes someone to kill the prez
    I find the lack of logic in humans most disturbing...

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    Re: Is it fair to say the mayor where the 2 cops were killed was partly responsible?

    Mayor de Blasio expressed sympathy for Black New Yorkers who are sick of racial profiling and its, sometimes fatal, consequences. He did this while also calling for peaceful protest and making it clear that he did not think all police officers were a problem. To argue that such measured behavior inspired someone to kill two people is absurd. It is a leap of logic so wide that it could only be made by those determined to arrive at that conclusion. So no, the Mayor is not responsible.

    I also want to note that my hypothesis is that most of the people who are trying to blame de Blasio and others for this murder are people who were already opposed to the anti-police-brutality demonstrations taking place nationwide. I suspect that they are using these deaths to promote a position they already held and shame/scare people into stopping the protests and other forms of criticism. If I am correct, then their behavior is even more absurd and shameful than it is on the surface.

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    Re: Is it fair to say the mayor where the 2 cops were killed was partly responsible?

    No. Of course not. Its ****ing stupid.


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    Re: Is it fair to say the mayor where the 2 cops were killed was partly responsible?

    Yes. He's partly responsible. He's the Mayor.
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    Re: Is it fair to say the mayor where the 2 cops were killed was partly responsible?

    Theres a whole lot of people with blood on their hands. Rather than first using reason and wisdom also MLK, they took to the streets playing simple minded rabble rousing. never mind the fact that Ferguson Missouri burned down over a lie and that none of the race baiters and charlatans that were spewing hatred even bothered to study and learn the truth (and God forbid...acknowledge the truth). No...its far better to stir up hatred and rage. And sunovabitch...some ****head with half a brain listened to them and then went and killed 3 people and a subhuman piece of **** (adding into the mix his suicide). Who could have possibly seen that coming? Shocking...right?

    Interesting that the people that consistently vented their hatred and rage towards cops in general (and dont lie...you saw PLENTY of it right here on this site) and that went out of their way to find examples of the extreme minority of the law enforcement community would be the first ones absolutely ****ting themselves if people applied that broad brush of bigotry and hatred towards a specific race because of the actions of a minority.

    A whole lot of people.

    Sad thing is...its not done.

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    Re: Is it fair to say the mayor where the 2 cops were killed was partly responsible?

    Quote Originally Posted by plutonium View Post
    I think the New York police union said the mayor had blood on his hands for the 2 police getting killed....does that also mean if republicans call Obama a dictator or a hitler and he gets assassinated they will have blood on their hands...if it provokes someone to kill the prez
    Prior to the mayoralty of Rudy Giuliani, New York had a major crime problem. Giuliani instituted a police policy were the police had a zero tolerance policy for even the smallest infractions. Soon, crime abated and New York became a comparatively safe city. Di Blazio is no Giuliani. His commissioner is tolerant of minor infractions and Di Blazio is conciliatory towards the protestors that disrupted the city. He earned the disrespect of the cities police force and his tolerance of the protest some believe encouraged future violence against police in New York. I don't know if Di Blazio has blood on his hands but I believe he's a bad person.
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    Re: Is it fair to say the mayor where the 2 cops were killed was partly responsible?

    Quote Originally Posted by sawdust View Post
    I don't know if Di Blazio has blood on his hands but I believe he's a bad person.
    He's a "bad person"?
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    Re: Is it fair to say the mayor where the 2 cops were killed was partly responsible?

    I didn't vote. The poll makes no sense.

    The title "was it correct to say the mayor had blood on his hands" ask one questions , then in the post it goes on to ask "does that also mean if republicans call Obama a dictator or a hitler and he gets assassinated they will have blood on their hands...if it provokes someone to kill the prez"

    So if you vote yes, the poster is saying the mayor is partly to blame in the killings and you also agree that the Republician's would share in the blame under the situation regarding the President.

    Seems this is a bait and switch poll with no real attempt to discuss the NYPD killings but some off tangent discussion about Republican's.

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    Re: Is it fair to say the mayor where the 2 cops were killed was partly responsible?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kobie View Post
    He's a "bad person"?
    In my opinion.
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    Re: Is it fair to say the mayor where the 2 cops were killed was partly responsible?

    What could DiBlasio have done differently to prevent this? You think the probably-mentally-ill shooter would not have been inclined to shoot two cops if DiBlasio had said the cops in the Garner incident were in the right?
    Freedom of speech is not freedom from criticism.

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