Frequent Fox Guest Sheriff Clarke Responds To Mothers Of Police Violence: "Where Are The Dads?"
Clarke: "If There Are No Fathers Around ... They Grow Up To Be Unmanageable Misfits That The Police Then Have To Deal With Aggressively"
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From the July 25 edition of Fox News' The Kelly File:
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MEGYN KELLY (HOST): What did you think of Senator Booker's remarks?
DAVID CLARKE: What's he so angry about? I mean, when Donald Trump uses that kind of passion, they say he's angry. But the only thing he didn't use was a car in every driveway and a chicken in every pot. Lot of latitudes[sic] there but he talked all around a big problem for the Democrats this fall, and that is their flawed candidate, Mrs. Bill Clinton, who should have been under criminal indictment. She's a confirmed liar, she left people to die in Benghazi, all that kind of stuff that he just kind of like -- you know -- acted like it wasn't there, but that stuff matters to the American people.
So, you know, this thing will go on just like the RNC. They'll get their pom poms out, and you rah, rah and what not, but stark contrast I think with the Republicans. Donald Trump is the law and order candidate, and this DNC seems to be about embracing criminality and criminal behavior, trying to mainstream criminal behavior, hold these individuals up as if they're martyrs and symbols of the new civil rights movement.
KELLY: Well, let's just talk about -- let's just frame that for the viewers, so they know what you're talking about. So tomorrow night onstage here, the mother of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old who was killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, among other mothers of African-American men who were killed at the hands of police officers, will take to the stage.
Michael Brown's mother is the most controversial, however, because her son was the aggressor against a police officer. And while he lost his life, the DOJ concluded it was because of his own actions in attacking a cop. Go ahead.
CLARKE: Well, I think they all -- if you look at a common denominator among most of those there, they were resisting arrest. Eric Garner was resisting arrest. Freddie Gray was resisting arrest. Michael Brown attacked a law enforcement officer and tried to disarm him. Another one, a guy from Milwaukee, Hamilton, was beating a Milwaukee police officer with his night stick when the officer had no other choice but to use deadly force to save his own life. But, thing is --
CLARKE: Look, moms are going to do what moms do. Moms love their kids no matter what. We all get that. But here's the question I have, Megyn, and I keep asking -- where are the dads? When there are no fathers around to shape the behavior of young boys growing up, they grow up to be unmanageable misfits that the police then have to deal with aggressively.