Pat Buchanan: The Left’s Coming War on Cops
Updated: Jun 17, 2020
As it rises in prominence, the issue of defunding police will divide the Democratic Party more than the GOP. For while the hard left sees cops in ideological and class terms as racist and fascist, the right, by and large, sees the police as the last line of defense against the anarchy we saw erupt when there were not enough cops in New York and D.C. to control the mobs looting Fifth Avenue and Georgetown.
Newly painted in huge yellow letters on 16th Street, just north of the White House, is the slogan: “Defund the Police.”