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California Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters recklessly intensified hostility over the weekend when she encouraged protestors in Minnesota to “get more confrontational” as the country awaits a verdict in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin. Though Waters’ comments were irresponsible and dangerous as major cities were already preparing for looting and rioting this week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi didn’t mind.
Pelosi told CNN on Monday that Waters should “absolutely not apologize,” adding she was only encouraging “confrontation in the manner of the Civil Rights movement.”
I’ll let you hear Waters’ comments for yourself:
An arsonist throwing a match on a tinderbox of a nation.
Chauvin isn’t charged with 1st degree murder. I’m doubtful the state will meet burden for 2nd/3rd degree murder.
Waters sets impossible standard and calls for “confrontation” if it isn’t met.
— Will Cain (@willcain) April 18, 2021
In the manner of the Civil Rights movement, huh? What a lie.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy responded: “Maxine Waters is inciting violence in Minneapolis — just as she has incited it in the past. If Speaker Pelosi doesn’t act against this dangerous rhetoric, I will bring action this week.”
Waters’ words matter. She is growing increasingly powerful among Democratic voters. This is not some nobody tweeting something then quickly deleting it. The country is in a volatile state, on edge, waiting for a spark to ignite. Waters ignited another fire.
Notice how Waters brings up first-degree murder, even though Chauvin has not been charged with it. She’s not confused, she’s strategic. Regardless of what the jury decides, politicians and media members alike will say Chauvin got off easy, that America is systemically racist. To ensure that narrative, Waters says before Chauvin’s verdict has been determined that he has been undercharged.
Since Pelosi didn’t have the guts to condemn Waters’ repeated behavior, Judge Peter Cahill did:
Judge Peter Cahill rips Rep. Maxine Waters for "abhorrent" comments over the weekend on the trial:
"I wish elected officials would stop talking about this case especially in a manner that is disrespectful to the rule of law." pic.twitter.com/8QHDXcmaTI
— Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) April 19, 2021
For months, our politicians have been excusing unacceptable behavior when it fits their political agendas.
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2 Hypocritical C’S, both in their 80’s, with powerful positions in our nation……2 HUGE reasons why there should be both term and age limits at every level of politics.
I’m sure some of our politicians have been bought and sold by oligarchs to make statements like this.
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Ha ha. Look out y’all. Kevin McCarthy is mad. I’m sure Maxine is quaking in her boots.
Republicans sit by and let Trump be slandered as ‘inciting violence’ when he said people should peacefully march to the Capitol [while the first barricade penetrations happen as he’s still speaking]. Meanwhile, Waters gets to literally incite violence and rioting against all non-conformists and police [not that I have sympathy for blue state police] and gets endorsed by 100% of the democrat establishment. You’re damn right that Maxine is only doing what she knows she can get away with.
Uh huh…with friends like that…
Yeah that’s about all the Republicans are good for…theatrics of being an opposing side. Feigning emotions for the camera while fist bumping the democrats when the cameras are off.
They say and do whatever they want, with impunity. Why not? Nothing EVER happens to them.
If you haven’t figured it out yet, it’s a two tiered system in the country. This is systemic, not the bullshit systemic racism they’ve been pushing.
Saying Mad Maxine excited violence is the definition of white supremacy.
Defends? In a just and ethical country Waters would be removed from office by action of the House immediately. These Democrats are nothing but scum
There is only one reason she is doing this. She knows she can get away with it. If she thought the media would hound here and social sites would ban her for this she would dump Maxine in a second.
Nothing is more important to her than power.
It all goes back to the collaboration between the media & Silicon Valley. As long as they control the news there is no reason for Democrats to worry about being called out.
How can she not be charged with inciting a riot? That is exactly, by definition, what she is attempting to do!
This guy nails it!! Must read OutKick!! Please share with everyone.
The question I want answered and I wish more writers and journalists would ask:
Who in the hell is the “THEY” in Waters comment regarding “ we’ve got to make sure that they know that we mean business.”?????
Why are more people not demanding the answer to that question from her?