Laura Ingraham accused the news of killing black people by police on Wednesday. (Watch the video below.)
The Fox News host deployed her twisted scapegoat after former Brooklyn Center, Minnesota agent Kim Potter was charged with second degree manslaughter in the shooting death of Daunte Wright.
Potter shot Wright during a traffic stop and may have mistakenly thought she was using her Taser, according to her boss, who resigned with Potter two days after the murder. The homicide has increased tensions over the ongoing murder trial of former Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin, accused of killing George Floyd by pressing his knee into Floyd’s neck.
“Young black men today are told over and over again by a mainstream media, a corporate media, that if you get caught by the police, they are going to shoot you,” Ingraham told Allen West, a former House Member who is black and describes himself as a Christian constitutional conservative.
“Haven’t they … sending this message to young black men that you’re going to be shot if you’re arrested, so run, run, go, go for it?” And that’s where you have problems, ”Ingraham continued. “You had it with George Floyd, who resisted arrest. You got it in this case. These are tragic circumstances. It’s horrible, but they run away. Maybe for a warrant. But they are told they are going to be shot no matter what, right?
West agreed with Ingraham, adding: “This is part of a Marxist propaganda tool that the left is using.”
Ingraham, one of the stars of the conservative channel, went off the rails before playing a misguided blame game.
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