Opinion journalist, Washington Post. Author of Rise of the Warrior Cop, and The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist. Honorary Duckmaster (3/24/18).
Odd that the people who keep complaining there was no media coverage, protest, or BLM interest after Daniel Shaver's death haven't looked into it enough to know it was covered in the media, there was a protest, and BLM leaders both denounced it and drew public attention to it.
I mean, it's almost like they don't actually give a damn about what happened to Shaver, and are just exploiting his death to score cheap political points.
It’s a tribute to Kaminsky that a story about a brilliant man who died far too young can feel so inspiring and uplifting. What a kind and decent human bring.
Just so we’re clear, a guy who participated in the insurrection to overturn the election is one of the people the Arizona legislature has authorized to “audit” the state’s 2020 vote count.
Reminder: Joe Arpaio once faked an assassination attempt, then framed a man for it — all to win sympathy for his reelection campaign. The innocent man spent 4 years in jail. Taxpayers footed the $1 million settlement.
In 2015, Kenosha cop Pablo Torres shot and killed a man armed with a bucket. It was his first day back after another shooting 10 days earlier. He had a 200-page disciplinary file, with 9 excessive force complaints. The Kenosha police union paid tribute to him with this billboard.