Skip to comments.Twin Cities don't need Obama's gun speech. Chicago does.
Posted on 02/03/2013 8:37:32 AM PST by TurboZamboni
President Barack Obama is coming to Minneapolis on Monday, Feb. 4, to advance his proposals to reduce gun violence, which is a little bit like taking a boat out into the middle of the ocean to discuss the risk of fire in Joshua Tree National Park.
Why doesn't he go to Chicago, where there is gun violence?
And then, once in Chicago, why wouldn't he discuss that city's problem of gang violence?
In fact, so long as he has the itch to take his bully pulpit on the road, Chicago is the natural, ultimate stop. Why, it is ground zero. Just last week, Hadiya Pendleton, a 15-year-old girl who had performed with the King College Prep Band at Obama's inaugural festivities, was shot and killed as she sought shelter from the rain in a park about a mile from Obama's Chicago residence.
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It’s pretty clear that Obama is afraid to make a daylight appearance in Chicago, and rightly so.
Let’s put this into the right prospective. If the President choose to make a speech in downtown Chicago....fifty percent of all cops on duty for the day in the city....would be required to square off four city blocks and ensure absolute protection. Count up Secret Service, and there’s probably over 2,000 folks to ensure that area is safe.
The thing is...unless you adopt the NY City version of cops on the beat....nothing will change.
Thanks TurboZamboni. And from the “actually he never did” desk:
Black Agenda Summit at Howard: Obama Does Not Deserve a Pass Anymore
Politic365 | 2/01/13 | Lauren Victoria Burke
Posted on 02/03/2013 7:31:40 AM PST by Libloather
that didn’t take long.
already a leftard on the newpaper’s board trying to exploit Chris Kyle’s death.
Private event hoasted at a Minneapolis police department building.(How do we know these people are even real anymore?)
Maybe they can have a bunch of fake doctors in lab coats stand with him.