There’s always going to be those anti-Trump folks out there on the media bullhorns not giving credit where it’s due. Just like how Nancy Pelosi said on CNN that Trump’s China travel ban wasn’t a “great moment.”
Well, it was certainly a smart one, but she couldn’t even muster the courage to say that either.
— The Hill (@thehill) April 26, 2020
While speaking with CNN anchor Jake Tapper on April 26th, Pelosi was posed with the following question:
“Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign told me earlier this month that he supported President Trump’s partial travel restrictions on January 31, blocking foreign nationals from China from coming to the United States.
Do you agree it was the right move by President Trump at the time?”
Seems like a pretty straight forward question.
While most would either deliver a “yes” or a “no” (since that was literally what the question prompted), Pelosi managed to say the following:
“Let’s go into the future, okay? Actually, tens of thousands of people were still allowed in from China. So, it wasn’t as it is described as this great moment.
There were Americans coming back, green card holders coming back, but there were tens of thousands.”
Now just what the in Marty McFly does Tapper’s question have to do with going “into the future?” The question was whether she agreed with the travel ban or not. It was not an invitation by Doc Brown to hop into the DeLorean.
Oh, how her response gets better. She continued “answering” the question as follows:
“If you’re going to shut the door because of an evaluation of an epidemic, then shut the door. But let’s go into the future.
What the American people want is for us to have a plan to go forward. And our plan to go forward addresses their concerns.”
Okay, what is with this “future” talk? Did she just get done watching 1994’s “Timecop” with Jean-Claude Van Damme or something? Is she having Biden write her responses on cue cards?
This is how dangerous and clueless the Democrat Party has become. https://t.co/YGtFUMPvcD
— Breitbart News (@BreitbartNews) April 26, 2020
From there, after mentioning time travel twice, Pelosi went on to describe the “concerns” that need to be addressed. Oh, and it should be noted that once again, it had zero to do with the actual question she was asked:
“Their first concern is that our heroes be taken care of, our health care workers, our police and fire, our emergency services, our teachers, our food delivery people, our transportation workers, our postal service, that they be taken care of because they are taking risks to do their jobs.”
So, while I’ll concede that Pelosi is right that Americans would like the aforementioned people to be taken care of, those are not Americans’ only concerns.
Many Americans would like to know when they can return to work, when they can take their kids to the park, when they can invite friends and family over to their homes without getting a citation.
Still, Pelosi is looking like she’s losing her marbles with how she handled that inquiry. For those brave enough to watch, you can see the interview below.
Then again, look at what her district has become.
Back in March, we uncovered the first tidbit off pandemic-era looting in San Francisco – caught on video.
California’s 12th congressional district, which is run by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, has now become the home of one of the first documented instances of looting during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cell phone video captured the moments where two suspects can be seen filling bags from inside a Walgreens store based in the Bay Area.
@SFPD @chesaboudin @Walgreens SF GOV – PROTECT OUR LAW ABIDING CITIZENS AND BUSINESSES. THE LOOTING HAS BEGUN. Walgreens on Drumm. Suspects jumped on bus and didn’t pay right after on Market and Drumm @sfmta_muni pic.twitter.com/n5T5CEeYub
— Jared William (@Jared_William) March 19, 2020
Two store employees stand idly by as a male and female suspect nonchalantly grab what they’re seeking and simply stroll on out of the store.
While the looters stuff item after item into their bags, one person in the background of the video can be heard saying:
“I hope those drugs are good.”
The individual who filmed the two robbers stated the following as they exited the store:
“Pieces of shit. I hope you overdose, pieces of shit.”
The video, posted to Twitter, has amassed nearly half a million views and hundreds of comments already.
Of all the people to comment, San Francisco’s District Attorney, Chesa Boudin, chimed in with the following online:
“If police make an arrest, my office will prosecute. Have no doubt about that.”
If police make an arrest, my office will prosecute. Have no doubt about that.
— Chesa Boudin 博徹思 (@chesaboudin) March 21, 2020
Call me a skeptic, but I’d be among those who would “doubt” that.
Boudin is the same person who went so far as to say that the criminal justice system is “racist” on his own 2019 campaign website:
“The criminal justice system isn’t just massive and brutal, it’s also racist.”
Don’t get me wrong, There are areas of opportunity with regard to making changes to the criminal justice system. Yet, blanket statements of the whole system being “racist” isn’t contributing to a meaningful dialogue.
Take note, as more hysteria around COVID-19 increases and additional police precincts avoid arrests for non-violent offenses, we’ll see more of these acts crop up around the country.
If police are compelled to avoid intervening, you’ll also likely see these criminal interactions escalate due to people and business owners looking to protect their rightfully owned property.
We are NOT protected in California. And now that we are in coronavirus hell, our mayors and governor think it’s okay to let criminals run loose, keep cannabis non-criminals in jail, and not protect us from harms way when people start looting and robbing. This is NOT OKAY, LA.
— Tatiana (@sweettatas) March 21, 2020
Essentially, it won’t be a pretty outcome for any and all involved.
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