Read time: 2 minutes

Lou Dobbs: Corrupt White House Officials Lives Matter!

If Black Lives Matters activists said and did what these corrupt white folks are doing, there would be an outcry the likes of which we've never seen before.

I'm sure I'm not the first person to say this, but the denunciations of federal law enforcement by President Trump and his defenders sound a lot like what Black Lives Matter and its supporters say about systemic corruption in local law enforcement. Of course, the Trumpers believe it's completely unacceptable to criticize your local police department -- if you do that, you hate America and you're inciting riots, even when you're telling the truth. The Trumpers aren't telling the truth, but they reserve the right to say whatever they want about law enforcement at the national level.

The clip above is of Fox's Lou Dobbs talking to Chris Farrell of Judicial Watch. The clip is being promoted by Jim Hoft at Gateway Pundit.

Some excerpts:

FARRELL: Let me boil it down real simple: The FBI is threatening the president of the United States.

DOBBS: How so?

FARRELL: ... They've tried to put him in a corner and say, "Hey, look, we we really don’t want you revealing all the criminality that's going on in the organization....

They try to intimidate in order to cover up for their criminality....

DOBBS: ... The FBI has been a place where truth goes to die, and where -- they're used primarily to cover up. "It's under FBI investigation, we can't answer your questions, we'll never see you again, thank you very much."

FARRELL: And so these political operators are threatening the president of the United States. They're betraying their oath to the Constitution. They are so defensive and so reactive trying to cover up for the big FBI machine, which ... frankly has a long history of all sorts of different flavors of corruption.

If two BLM leaders said this about local cops trying to intimidate a progressive mayor or city council member, most of Fox would be up in arms. The critics would be accused of putting targets on cops' backs, even if everything they said was true. Dobbs and Farrell are liars, but this is okay, I guess, according to the right, because corrupt White House officials' lives matter.

Originally published at No More Mister Nice Blog

Can you help us out?

For 16 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit. We work 7 days a week, 16 hours a day for our labor of love, but with rising hosting and associated costs, we need your help! Could you donate $20 for 2020? Please consider a one time or recurring donation of whatever amount you can spare, or consider subscribing for an ad-free experience. It will be greatly appreciated and help us continue our mission of exposing the real FAKE NEWS!

More C&L Coverage

Comments

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.