Skip to comments.(Linda) Graham: Every black man in America 'feels threatened' when stopped by cops
Posted on 06/16/2020 7:32:11 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum
Sen. Lindsey Graham kicked off a Senate hearing Tuesday on police brutality by contrasting his experience with police with that of his fellow South Carolina GOP colleague Sen. Tim Scott to illustrate the problem with policing today and to make the case for federal reform legislation.
Scott, the Senate's lone black Republican, revealed in an emotional 2016 speech that he was stopped seven times in one year by law enforcement and experienced discrimination even on Capitol Hill as a sitting senator.
Tim and I have completely different experiences with the cops," Graham, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said in his opening remarks. "There is no getting around that. It is now time to have an honest conversation about why is that? How can it be that if you're a United States senator from South Carolina, and you're black, you get stopped five or six times? And you're white, you never get stopped?
Graham said he's learned to understand the fright black men have of police and how getting pulled over can be a "traumatic experience."
Every black man in America apparently feels threatened when they're stopped by the cops," Graham said. "It's not 99 percent. It's like 100 percent."
"I've never been stopped," Graham, R-S.C., continued. "And when I see a cop behind me, the first thing I think about is 'what did I do wrong and can I talk myself out of this ticket.' There's literally no fear. And I wouldn't like to live in a country where I'd be afraid to be stopped."
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Lindsey wants “Every black man in America” to run a train on him to make up for it.
Thanks Lindsey for that cup of gasoline for the fire.
Linda and Karen are sisters.
Tell Lady G if you aren’t doing illegal things, the police will leave you alone.
Every cop feels threatened when a black man resists arrest.
They probably do. It’s probably because of the crimes committed by other black men. Sadly, there’s not a solution for that. Separate, and let the chips fall where they may. Maybe they will solve their issues, maybe they won’t. Those are their issues to solve or fail at solving. Sorry, but skin color has nothing to do with it or anything else. Skin color is only a warning label for other things for which there is plenty of data. NAXALT has failed. DR3 has failed. Clarence Thomas and Thomas Sowell will not be coming to your neighborhoods.
I have no idea how often blacks are pulled over. I believe it’s a problem, but that the high crime rate among blacks is a contributing factor.
Just SHUT UP YOU CUCK...
Keepin’ on dividing folks.
Little Linda Grahamnesty is an insufferable pajama boy. Why the people of SOUTH CAROLINA continue to elect this pitiful excuse for a man is beyond me.
Every Jesse Jackson feels threatened when approaching young black guys on the sidewalks
LG. What percentage of whites fear encounters with cops?
BS. The cops are 10X more fearful.
How about ever gay man Lindsey?
Every American really hates Graham right now.
Newsflash: everybody does.
Every black man in America apparently feels threatened when they’re stopped by the cops,” Graham said. “It’s not 99 percent. It’s like 100 percent.”
Doesn’t Senator Graham know there are lots of black police that stop black people?
Question: why does “every” black man feel threatened by black police?
Senator Graham doesn’t make good sense and can’t be viewed as credible.
This is what we have come to expect of Senator Graham.
“LG. What percentage of whites fear encounters with cops?”
Personally? Not crazy about it. I know they are used to dealing with blacks because of that group’s criminality, so they are likely to treat me the same way because of their training and experience, though I have no criminal record and am generally a law-abiding citizen. Put me down as “not a fan of encountering the police”.
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