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Police union throws a self-pity party in Baltimore: Freddie Gray protesters are a “lynch mob”

24 Apr

As citizens gather to protest yet another black life cut short, police officials act like cops are the real victims

Police union throws a self-pity party in Baltimore: Freddie Gray protesters are a “lynch mob”Marchers raise their fists in front of Baltimore police during a march for Freddie Gray, April 22, 2015, in Baltimore. (Credit: AP/Alex Brandon)

It seemed as though police union leaders had gotten some PR training lately, and moved on from their strategy of pretending they’re the real victims in the awful spate of police killings involving unarmed black men. New York’s Pat Lynch has stopped shrieking that Mayor Bill de Blasio has “blood on his hands” for the time being. We haven’t heard anything lately from loud-mouthed Cleveland police union chief Jeff Follmer, who defended the killing of 12-year-old Tamir Rice by insisting “the nation needs to realize, when [police] tell you to do something, do it.”

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