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‘Defund the police’ creating deep rift between two key Dem constituencies, Hispanics and blacks

The mainstream media will never cover the emerging political confrontation between the two ethnic minorities the Democrats are counting on to propel them to a permanent majority, blacks and Hispanics. The riots and “mostly peaceful demonstrations” following the death of George Floyd have featured lots of white radicals, many blacks, but except for a few Mexican flags here and there, few visible Hispanics or grass roots Hispanic groups.

Maybe it is because the consequences of a defunded police structure already are familiar to many Mexicans (and Salvadorans and Guatemalans), as John Daniel Davidson explains in The Federalist:

If you want an idea of how that works, look to our southern neighbor, Mexico, where over the past decade endemically corrupt police departments in some areas have been supplanted by autodefensas, or local self-defense militias. But before you get too excited about the prospect of paramilitary autodefensas policing American cities, understand that in Mexico these groups are a mixed bag at best—and at worst they’re not much better than the corrupt local police and cartel gunmen they replaced. More importantly, their mere presence in Mexico was and is a disturbing sign of societal decay. (snip)

Read the full story from American Thinker

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