For 4 years, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot let her metropolis burn with rampant crime and violence.
Earlier this month, she was ousted in favor of radical socialist Brandon Johnson whose woke rhetoric on crime suggests Chicago is doomed. Chicago voters might have had sufficient of Lightfoot, however they doubled down on the progressive delicate strategy on crime.
Johnson blames everybody for violence within the metropolis, even massive enterprise, besides the criminals.
And now, all of the sudden, Lightfoot claims to care in regards to the victims of the violence she let ignored.
On Friday, Lightfoot spoke to the African American Mayors Affiliation Convention in Washington, D.C. for a hearth chat alongside Mayor Eric Adams (New York, NY), Mayor Karen Bass (Los Angeles, CA) and Mayor Sylvester Turner (Houston, TX.)
This absolute failure of a pacesetter had the gall to “name out” fellow Democrats on the exploding crime of their cities.
“As Democrats, if we don’t converse the reality about violent crime in our cities, we would be the worse for it,” Lightfoot mentioned.
“I come to this dialog as a former federal prosecutor. I come to this as a former protection lawyer, I’m the sister of a returning resident. However I do know that there are individuals in my metropolis which can be wreaking havoc day by day and must be off the road. That’s actuality.”
“What do we are saying to, not solely the victims of crimes, however the people who find themselves terrified about crimes of their neighborhood, most of whom seem like us, if we are saying, yay, the police division is spending all this time and sources to arrest, put a case on after which the judges and the prosecutors say, , we’re going to allow you to out on digital monitoring to wreak havoc once more.”
“Is someone sees….musters the braveness, to return ahead and determine the one who simply shot up their neighborhood after which sees Pookie strolling, daring as day, again on the road, two days later, what does that say to them? You’re telling them that the felony justice system doesn’t care about victims and witnesses.”
“And if we don’t name that out, each single day with these prosecutors and with these judges, a lot of whom don’t dwell in our metropolis and don’t care about what’s occurring, then we’re going to lose a possibility to advocate for the victims and the witnesses and the residents who simply need and deserve peace. We gotta say it, we gotta say it.”
The phase beings at 59:11.
Retired Chicago police lieutenant John Garrido joined Fox & Pals Weekend and slammed Lightfoot’s magical pivot.