After nearly three weeks, Hillary Clinton has finally weighed in on Michael Brown, the unarmed teen who was fatally shot by Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson.
“We can’t ignore the inequities that persist in our justice system that undermine our most deeply held values of fairness and equality.” That’s what the titular Democratic 2016 presidential frontrunner said today at the OpenSDx Summit in San Francisco. “We can do better. We can work to rebuild the bonds of trust from the ground up.”
Hillary has been getting hammered by liberals for staying silent on Brown’s death, even after weeks of rioting and racial unrest.
MSNBC host Krystal Ball called Clinton a coward for staying silent on Ferguson. “I think it is cowardice, if you want to be a leader in this country, if you want to be the leader of the Democratic Party not to say anything,” Ball said.
Al Sharpton also called Hillary out for hiding from the issue.
“Nobody wants to see our streets look like a war zone,” Clinton added.
“Imagine what we would feel and what we would do if white drivers were three times as likely to be searched by police during a traffic stop as black drivers, instead of the other way around,” Clinton said. “If white offenders received prison sentences 10 percent longer than black offenders for the same crimes. If a third of all white men—just look at this room and take one third—went to prison during their lifetime. Imagine that. That is the reality in the lives of so many of our fellow Americans and so many of the communities in which they live.”
That’s classic Hillary right there, stoking the flames of racial resentment like the professional race-baiter that she is. And on the 51st anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech–a fact that Hillary was sure to acknowledge.
“That mission is as fiercely urgent today as when he stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in the hot August sun all those years ago,” she said. “So we have a lot of work to do together,” said Clinton.
Hillary also said that her “heart just broke” for Michael Brown’s family when she heard the news. Which is why she waited 19 days after his death to say something at an invitation-only event she was paid to be the keynote speaker for.
Hillary’s remarks were scripted, self-serving, and politically motived, just like everything else in her life.
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