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Police Union President Blames Protesters and Mayor for Officers' Murder

Just when the police were about to get some sympathy as a result of the killing of two Brooklyn police officers, the President of the Police Union, Patrick Lynch, takes to the microphones and outlandishly claims there's blood on the hands of protesters and the Mayor. Think Progress has the video.

What a ridiculous claim. The protesters in New York and the Mayor had nothing to do with these killings. The only person responsible is a man from Atlanta with several outstanding warrants who was fleeing Baltimore after having shot his girlfriend. His depraved acts have nothing to do with the thousands of New Yorkers who protested peacefully, or the Mayor, who endorsed their right to do so.

Rabel-rouser Lynch deserves nothing but a Bronx cheer. The NYPD should get a better spokesman. Lynch is a disgrace.

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    Oh, is it really like that? (none / 0) (#1)
    by noor7300 on Sun Dec 21, 2014 at 03:12:08 AM EST
    This is not supposed to happen I think and it will not be proved. new year wishes

    José Martín: 6 Ideas for a Cop Free World (none / 0) (#2)
    by Mr Natural on Sun Dec 21, 2014 at 04:06:49 AM EST
    Here's the Rolling Stone link.