From The Conservative Tribune: The war on the police declared by fiery, race baiting demagogues like Al Sharpton has sadly resulted in several police officers being shot at and killed in various cities around the country.
Although most of the violent anti-cop rhetoric comes from rank-and-file protestors, now an elected official has actually joined in, saying that he himself would shoot a cop, if he had a gun.
The outrageous comments came from Nebraska State Senator Ernie Chambers, a long-serving elected official with a history of making inflammatory and controversial statements.
According to The Blaze, Chambers went on to say, “If I was going to carry a weapon, it wouldn’t be against you, it wouldn’t be against these people who come here that I might have a dispute with. Mine would be for the police.”
Going further, Chambers added, “And if I carried a gun I’d want to shoot him first and then ask questions later, like they say the cop ought to do.”
Of course, after the statements sparked controversy nationwide, Chambers attempted to walk back his inflammatory rhetoric, saying he doesn’t carry a gun, and never has carried a gun.
He also added that he was ”not advocating that anybody, especially anybody in my community, go out and shoot people.”
Well, it’s good to know that an elected official isn’t advocating his constituents to go out and start shooting the police in their community.
The good people of Nebraska, especially those who support their local law enforcement officials, may want to look closely into this state senator and perhaps reconsider the wisdom of allowing him to continue to serve as a representative of the people in that state.
—Courtesy of The Conservative Tribune