Michael Byrd Is a Hero For Killing Ashli Babbitt, Have You Not Heard Him Say?

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We now know the face behind “who shot Ashli Babbitt.” It’s Michael Byrd, a 28-year veteran of the U.S. Capitol Police Department. To end speculation, Byrd unmasked himself. He has bravely decided to come forward. Thus, politicians and the press have gathered together to thank Byrd for executing the unarmed Ashli Babbitt.

In an on-camera interview Thursday, Byrd told NBC’s Lester Holt that he saved many lives by killing Babbitt. His actions took courage, he says.

“I know that day, I saved countless lives,” he said.

Ohh. So by killing an unarmed protestor, Byrd saved many lives. Too many to count.

Take a look:

There’s a discussion regarding whether Byrd’s actions were justified. U.S. Capitol Police concluded in an internal investigation they were “lawful and within Department policy.” However, not condemning an officer’s shooting is entirely different from celebrating him for pulling the trigger and then declaring him a savior. Byrd is undoubtedly aiming for the latter response.

“That’s my job,” Byrd explains.

Not all heroes wear capes. Just put Byrd’s face on a billboard with that slogan now.

Later in the interview, Byrd revealed that he is the real victim in this situation. “They talked about killing me, cutting off my head,” Byrd says of his critics.

Holt interrupted and asked whether the threats Byrd received were “racist.” Byrd didn’t deny that. Injecting race into the story adds a new element, after all.

As Matt Walsh points out, it’s inconceivable that any media outlet would present a sycophantic interview with the two subjects’ skin colors reversed. Were Byrd white and Babbitt black, the story would read simply: “White Cop Murders Unarmed Black Woman.”

Then, there would be riots in the streets and buildings would’ve burned. In other words, the reaction would be “mostly peaceful.”

Ask yourself: when was the last time you celebrated a cop for killing an unarmed man or woman? If your answer is “never” — which is likely — why have you made an exception for Ashli Babbitt? Before you answer, hopefully, NBC can explain its doubled standard.

So keep all of this in mind as Michael Byrd makes the rounds on CNN, ABC, NBC, and CBS, and then gets rich off a tell-all book. Byrd will have a lot to tell, by the way. He’s been a victim for years. Just ask him.

In 2019, Byrd left his Glock 22 pistol inside a bathroom at the Capitol Visitor’s Center. According to Byrd, the department despicably responded by treating him “differently.” What does that mean? Byrd didn’t say, but he told his colleagues that he was “treated differently” for his mild mistake of leaving a Glock in the open for someone to grab.

Root for Michael Byrd. He deserves it, haven’t you heard him say?

Written by Bobby Burack

Bobby Burack covers media, politics, and sports at OutKick.


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  1. This murdering evil piece of communist shit needs to be put in prison and the lunatic botoxed. drunk and evil nasty Nancy’s secret police force, the Capital Police, are the one police force that should be defunded ASAP!

  2. I saw the video he clearly was not in eminent danger killing in cold blood an unarmed female citizen shows you the outlaw government that is in place when murder is brushed aside like this we are in a dangerous place.

  3. The BALLS on this piece of shit. Instead of keeping his fucking mouth shut and being glad he got away with murder, he does an interview and tells everyone he’s a hero. That’s what you get when you have Enemedia cover.

    Man I hope I live long enough to see these fucking assholes get what’s coming to them.

    I thought my rage peaked when the election was stolen, but I guess not.

  4. Blacks get away with anything these days. Strolling into stores and stealing shit with no consequences, burning stores and buildings, now murder. It never ceases to amaze me that we are letting this happen.

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