I saw these tweets from black journalist Jamelle Bouie, and I cheered—it means Trump has started talking about black crime.
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And yes, when you Google "Trump" and "crime", the news shows this:Trump takes heat for tweet about black murder rates
By Cory Bennett, Politico
, 1/22/15 04:11 PM EST
Here's the Tweet:
And from the New Republic,
by Jeet Heer:
Donald Trump embraces open racism.
Going back to at least Barry Goldwater’s “constitutional” opposition to civil rights and the strident “law and order rhetoric” of the early 1960s, the Republican Party has specialized in racist dog whistles. But Republican front-runner Donald Trump doesn’t do dog whistles. He specializes in train whistles. Consider the tweet he just sent out with bogus statistics on crime. According to the tweet, 81 percent of murdered whites are killed by blacks. In fact, that’s the reverse of the truth. Most people are killed by members of their own race because crime is motivated by proximity and opportunity. As the Huffington Post notes, “According to the U.S. Department of Justice statistics, 84 percent of white people killed every year are killed by other whites.”By wildly inflating the likelihood of a murderer of a white person to be black (an exaggeration of nearly sixfold), Trump is catering to the worst sort of racism. Perhaps the icing on the cake of this anti-black outburst is that the source of information cited in the tweet—the “Crime Statistics Bureau” of San Francisco—doesn’t seem to exist. What remains to be seen is if the Republican Party and the other candidates will repudiate this crude and dangerous race-baiting.
There's little point in fact-checking the graphic Trump tweeted for accuracy—it's obviously an amateur production, when Heer says "According to the tweet, 81 percent of murdered whites are killed by blacks" he's
wrong—it doesn't specify what the percentages are percentages of.
The main point is that black commit staggeringly high amounts of crime, and in interracial crime, they target whites.
What you need to remember is that one reason so much crime is black on black and white on white is because of de facto
residential segregation—and residential segregation is caused by levels of black crime.
The politically important crime here is interracial crime, just as it's important to all these "Black Lives Matter" types that black criminals are being shot by white cops. Here's what Jared Taylor
wrote recently about interracial crime:
This table can be used for a number of interesting calculations. First, we find that during the 2012/2013 period, blacks committed an average of 560,600 violent crimes against whites, whereas whites committed only 99,403 such crimes against blacks. This means blacks were the attackers in 84.9 percent of the violent crimes involving blacks and whites. This figure is consistent with reports from 2008, the last year DOJ released similar statistics. Perhaps not coincidentally, that was the year Mr. Obama was elected president.Interestingly, we find that violent interracial crime involving blacks and Hispanics occurs in almost exactly the same proportions as black/white crime: Blacks are the attackers 82.5 percent of the time, while Hispanics are attackers only 17.5 percent of the time.Some observers argue that what causes the overwhelming preponderance of black-on-white over white-on-black violence is “chance of encounter,” due to the fact that there are five times as many whites as blacks in the American population. However, there are only about 30 percent more Hispanics than blacks, yet black-on-Hispanic violence is almost as lopsided as black-on-white violence. This suggests blacks may be deliberately targeting both whites and Hispanics.[New DOJ Statistics on Race and Violent Crime, Amren.com, July 1, 2015]
So when Heer says that "Most people are killed by members of their own race because crime is motivated by proximity and opportunity," there are two points—the lack of "proximity" (the reason whites don't live in black neighborhoods) is caused by black interracial crime. And that black interracial crime is motivated by hate.
As for repudiation—sure, when the the Democratic Party repudiates the "crude and dangerous race-baiting" of President Obama that produced the Ferguson Riots
, the Baltimore Riots,
the Black Lives Matter "protests" and the multiple assaults
of whites that were vengeance for either Trayvon or Mike Brown.
As far as black crime is concerned, if you're a black criminal, stop doing it.
If you're a black or minority pundit who doesn't do it, stop justifying
And if you're a white Republican, speak out against
black crime—the Democrats can't and won't.