As they always do when there's racial division in the news, Fox hauled out Uncle Ruckus (really, look it up on YouTube if you are not familiar) Sheriff David Clarke, to spew hatred toward the President and Democrats in general. Because that's what he does.
But this morning was different.
Yes he did "blame" Obama and the Democratic nominee for President as we would have predicted. This part of the transcript is from Real Clear Politics:
SHERIFF DAVID CLARKE: What can you say? This is horrible. Beyond belief for the American law enforcement community.
I want to know -- have we heard from the cop-hater in chief yet about this?
Have we heard from Mrs. Bill Clinton who threw up the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter yesterday?
The extraordinary situation, the two situations in Louisiana and Minnesota, horrible no doubt, but when the commander in chief opens his mouth and sticks his foot in it, he just is exploiting things that don't exist. He has no evidence, this is the stuff.
He didn't didn't cause this, but you know what, he fuels this sort of misplaced anger about things going on thousands of miles away, this didn't happen anywhere near Dallas.
Yep, cop-hater in chief. No vitriol there, right? But here's where for my money he went off the script, even for Fox. He said that Donald J. Trump supports law enforcement "unambiguously" and that
"..we're certainly not gonna get that outta Mrs. Bill Clinton, I think the saddest day, for law enforcement, would be if she were to become, the President of the United States."
Seriously, Sheriff? Not this morning? Not 9/11? Not any of the other days that an officer loses his life in the line of duty?
And the President is lectured by the gun nuts that asking for congressional action on gun violence AT ALL is politicizing tragedy?
Fox should apologize for Sheriff Clarke's comments to all law enforcement everywhere.