- Mar 29, 2012
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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on monday pushed back after a reporter questioned whether rioters and looters who caused more than $60 million in property damage overnight had been emboldened by the "lack of consequences" during summer rioting in the city after the police custody death of george floyd.
Even the reporters are seeing the writing on the wall! LOL
No excuses whatsoever! And the BLM terrorists have been emboldened enough to come out on national television and say the riots and looting are "justified reparations!
The reporter directed his question to Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown during an afternoon press conference.
"It almost sounds as though you were saying the reason we have this is the courts and the prosecutors were not doing their job, that they were going too easy on the looters from the last time around," the reporter asks.
"Don't take it from me. Just go about what's been done. There were no consequences for the people arrested," Brown replied.
How right you are, Chief! Nothing permanent has been done to the thugs! Which is why the police department has thousands of unsolved cases going back decades! And why the shooters keep shooting every day! They know the department is overworked and under manned! Trump needs send a minimum of 20,000 extra officers to overwhelm the stronghold of gangs and drug traffickers that plague the city!
Lightfoot then stepped up to the podium and accused the reporter of trying to pit city officials against the police department.
"Do not bait us. This is a serious situation," Lightfoot said. "People are concerned about their safety. Officers are concerned about their safety. So, don't bait us. What we're saying is, as a result of what happened last night, there have to be consequences. We've got teams of people that are aggressively out there identifying the people responsible, looking at the plates, and working on bringing them to justice."
"When we do make those arrests, our expectation is that is going to be treated with the level of seriousness that it should be. Don't try to bait us, mischaracterize, pit one against the other. We're not playing that. We're in a serious situation here, and we need a serious response."
The typical emotional response from a Lying Lib when called on their apparent hypocrisy and lack of accountability! Deflect and resort to ad hominems!
I told you Libs time and time again you cannot run away from this! The evidence is piling against you!
Brown suggested that the lenient treatment of people who were arrested during the summer unrest over the death of George Floyd, played a role in what happened in Chicago overnight.
"Not many of those cases were prosecuted to the full extent," Brown said. "These looters, these thieves, these criminals being emboldened by (the lack of) consequences....emboldened to do more."
He added that many of the arrests made during May and June, were not "prosecuted the fullest extent."
"We have to have consequences for the arrests that Chicago police officers make through great threat to their own safety. They're being shot at to make these arrests," Brown said.
Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx has disputed any suggestion that her office had shied away from prosecuting people who were arrested for ransacking businesses weeks ago. She said none of those cases had been dropped.
"That is simply not true," she said. "Those cases are coming to court now."
No they're not, Lying Lib. You keep releasing them back onto the streets where they continue their rampage.
Kim Foxx drops more felony cases as Cook County state’s attorney than her predecessor - Chicago Tribune
Chicago Mayor Lightfoot pushes back against question about rioters being encouraged by '''lack of consequences''' | Fox News