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morningfog

(18,115 posts)
Fri Jul 8, 2016, 02:02 PM Jul 2016

Texas Lieutenant Governor Calls Protesters ‘Hypocrites’ - One gunman

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick of Texas on Friday called the protesters assembled in Dallas the night before “hypocrites” for expecting police protection from the sniper fire while they were protesting police violence.

“All those protesters last night, they ran the other way expecting the men and women in blue to turn around and protect them,” Mr. Patrick told Fox News. “What hypocrites!”

Mr. Patrick also blamed protesters for creating volatile situations like the one in Dallas the night before, which ended with five law enforcement officers dead and seven officers and two civilians wounded.

http://www.nytimes.com/live/news-dallas-shooting-protest/texas-lt-gov-dan-patrick-calls-dallas-protesters-hypocrites-for-running-from-snipers-bullets/



NOT helpful Patrick.


It appears that the dead sniper, identified as Micah Xavier Johnson, 25, was the sole gunman, a senior law enforcement official said. Officials at first said that at least two snipers had carried out a coordinated ambush, firing rifles from triangulated positions, including from one or more elevated posts in downtown buildings.

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/09/us/dallas-police-shooting.html?_r=0
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Texas Lieutenant Governor Calls Protesters ‘Hypocrites’ - One gunman (Original Post) morningfog Jul 2016 OP
That's one Lt. Governor who should be drummed out of office post haste. - nt KingCharlemagne Jul 2016 #1
ONE Alienated 20-something male maxsolomon Jul 2016 #2
So, he's saying public officials shouldn't be expected to do their jobs? Ilsa Jul 2016 #3
What did he say after last year's similar attack? suffragette Jul 2016 #4
Lt. Gov: Be a shame if something was to happen to your protest, know'm say'n? Iggo Jul 2016 #5

maxsolomon

(32,743 posts)
2. ONE Alienated 20-something male
Fri Jul 8, 2016, 02:07 PM
Jul 2016

intent on infamy. the same old story.

R.E. Patrick: Douches gonna douche.

Ilsa

(61,633 posts)
3. So, he's saying public officials shouldn't be expected to do their jobs?
Fri Jul 8, 2016, 02:24 PM
Jul 2016

And the protestors didn't create any volatile situation.

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