The Left Tries To Politicize Charlottesville, And Exposes Its Own Double Standards

The Left Tries To Politicize Charlottesville, And Exposes Its Own Double Standards. Editorial by Investor’s Business Daily.

Sure, Trump could have, and should have, forcefully condemned white supremacists in his initial statement. …

When a violent event fits a liberal narrative it sparks wails of outrage, makes the front page news, gets talked about 24/7 on cable news. But if it doesn’t fit that narrative — for example, the targeting of Republicans by a deranged liberal, or vicious attacks by leftists on Trump supporters, death threats to conservatives, etc. — the left can barely muster any reaction at all.

Obama never mentioned the anti-cop sentiment fomented by Black Lives Matter — with an assist from Obama himself — in his brief statement after five police officers were assassinated in Dallas. Obama did find room in those remarks to mention racist cops. Did anyone on the left complain?