Detroit Police Chief James Craig has never shied away from fighting groupthink.
Now, Motor City’s top cop has dropped another hydrogen truth bomb on rioters threatening to tear his city apart, Democrats who enable them, and the mainstream media who routinely justify, excuse, and condone their actions.
Like Thomas Sowell, Walter E. Williams, and other intellectual giants, Craig said the nationwide violence has less to do with race relations than a radical transformation of American society.
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“I can tell you that this group that’s marching, like so many across the country, the anarchist factions of these groups are promoting violence and attacks on police officers. They don’t speak for Detroit,” he told Townhall. “And I recognize that it’s not all of the protestors it’s the core, that little small group, that really tries to create violence.”
According to Craig, Detroiters have helped prevent groups like Black Lives Matter from causing chaos and destruction in the city .
“I can tell you: Detroiters don’t like it. They support this chief. They support this police department. They do not support defunding [the police],” he explained. “They know what defunding looks like.”
When Craig was appointed seven-and-a-half years ago, “police officers lost 10 percent of their pay as the city was rapidly approaching municipal bankruptcy, which ultimately happened.”