Former President Barack Obama issued a new statement on social media in which he claimed that it was time for America to ‘reimagine’ policing and public safety in the wake of the recent police-involved shooting of a black man in Minnesota.
His call comes in the wake of other Democrats, such as radical Rep. Rashida Tlaib, calling for the complete abolition of all police in the United States.
Our hearts are heavy over yet another shooting of a Black man, Daunte Wright, at the hands of police. It’s important to conduct a full and transparent investigation, but this is also a reminder of just how badly we need to reimagine policing and public safety in this country. pic.twitter.com/sgcbRjlApr
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) April 13, 2021
What exactly a ‘reimagining’ of the police in America would consist of remains unclear, but judging from the massive spike in crime many blue cities have recently experienced as they have attempted to ‘reform’ policing in the wake of the death of George Floyd it likely won’t be good news for law-abiding citizens.