Limbaugh: Obama Was "Lighting A Match" By Discussing Racial Bias In The Criminal Justice System
Rush Limbaugh: "Obama Said This A Couple Of Days Before The Five Cops In Dallas Are Assassinated … When The President Says These Kind Of Things, He's Encouraging The Actions That Follow"
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From the July 18 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Rush Limbaugh Show:
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RUSH LIMBAUGH (HOST): Obama rolled out a litany of junk statistics to prove that the criminal justice system is racist. Blacks are arrested at twice the rate of whites, he complained, and they get sentences almost 10 percent longer than whites for the same crime. Look, Obama said this a couple of days before the five cops in Dallas are assassinated. When the president says this kind of stuff he's lighting a match. When the president says these kind of things he's encouraging the actions that follow. And don't for a minute think he doesn't know it. Missing from Obama's address was any mention of the massive racial differences in criminal offending and criminal records that fully account for arrest rates and sentence lengths. Blacks, for example, commit homicide at eight times the rate of whites and Hispanics combined.