"White police wouldn't be there if you (Black's) weren't killing each other."- #AmericasMayor #RudyGiuliani #Racist💥 pic.twitter.com/GeCUl1EPGkWe owe a debt of gratitude to Rudy Giuliani, who the main stream media dubbed America's Mayor because he happened to be the mayor of New York on 9/11, for decoding the code words behind Governor Nixon's decision to declare a pre-emptive state of emergency in #Ferguson.
— F.Corey (@cfgodwell) November 24, 2014
The decision by Governor Jay Nixon (D-MO) to declare a state of emergency in his state ahead of the grand jury decision in the killing of Michael Brown has been a hot topic this week, and resulted in a very clarifying moment on NBC’s Meet The Press Sunday morning. In discussing cities with disproportionately white police forces, giuliani decided to change the subject to, what else, so-called “black-on-black crime,” a favorite hobby horse of police apologists, but one which is usually played for concern-trolling effect. Not this time.Yeah, let's talk about black on black crime every time a white police officers kills unarmed black people so we won't have to talk about why white police officers kill unarmed black people!
Giuliani brought up the statistic that 93% of black homicide victims are killed by black people, and wondered why this doesn’t sufficiently distract people from caring when cops kill unarmed black people. “I would like to see the attention paid to that that you are paying to this, and the solutions so to that,” Giuliani said.
To Giuliani and his ilk, black people aren’t being killed by criminals, they are killing each other, so the cops aren’t there to protect black people, they are there to pacify a population that is killing each other.There's just one little problem with this ahem theory, according to statistics, white people are killing each other too, and most mass murders are privileged white males.
Well, what do you know. So, do white people also need to “stop killing each other,” too? For Whatever Reason™, people like Giuliani look at those stats and see black people as the threat, but not white people. The unfortunate thing is that it is becoming ever more acceptable to share this view in polite company.Thank you Rudy Giuliani for decoding the code words, and for illustrating the absurdity of the police mindset that has them “reasonably suspecting” nine innocent black men out of every ten, for example, or gunning them down for holding toys.