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Trump to Light Up White House to Support Police

The Washington Post has this article:  "Trump to light White House blue to support police who face 'unfair defamation and villifiication'."

Trump's predecessor, President Barack Obama, had struggled to balance his rhetorical support for the police with empathy for the protesters. But Trump has more vocally offered backing to the police.

"We must end the reckless words of incitement that give rise to danger and violence, and take the time to work with cops, not against them, not obstruct them -- which is what we're doing," Trump said.

Trump alluded to violence in cities such as Baltimore and Chicago, saying that poorer, more disadvantaged residents often suffer the most. "We cannot stand for such violence; we cannot tolerate such pain," he said. "My administration is totally determined to restore law and order and justice for all Americans, and we're going to do it quickly."

Actually, President Obama made all too clear that his "support" of the police was, indeed, rhetorical only.  And those who oppose police did not limit themselves just to "protest." For the worst of them, the "protest" was mass murder, as in the Dallas massacre, https://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/09/us/dallas-police-shooting.html?_r=0.

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