Two things going on here.
1. Black elected officials are increasingly pushing back against the defunding police movement. The polls show that black voters have their back.
2. Between its piece on Portland and this latest article, the New York Times has pivoted to going after the radical edge of the BLM riots by pitting black people against white lefties. That’s the common theme of the Portland piece and this article coming out of New York City.
Why is the Times going this route? It’s about the election.
With the polls tightening up again, the Democrats need to get Biden across the finish line and get their political movement away from unpopular positions that have a real life impact. Destroying statues is widely opposed, but has limited impact on most people. Police defunding is a mess and with crime rates shooting up, it’s a dangerous one. So the New York Times, the official media organ of the big city Democrat consensus, is starting to push back.
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