Police have closed streets between Baton Rouge Police Headquarters and I-12 where law enforcement officers have been shot.
Sheriff Clarke rips 'Hands Up, Don't Shoot!' as 'fake news' that led to police officers shot dead
- Outspoken conservative Sheriff David Clarke ripped the mainstream media narrative of "Hands Up, Don't Shoot!" as "fake news" that eventually led to the shooting deaths of multiple police officers.
The Wisconsin law enforcement official, who's been a strident defender of the Second Amendment and police, argued Thursday with lawyer Eric Guster on Fox News' "Hannity," saying that "fake news has a birthplace and a birthday - Aug. 9, 2014 - when this widely held false belief was propagated by the media."
"It changed America," Clarke said. "This anti-police sentiment rose out of this. What I call the bastard child of 'Hands Up, Don't Shoot!' 'Black Lives Matter' grew out of this thing. It swept the country."(Excerpt) Read more at: theblaze.com ...
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