Fox Regular David Clarke: Hillary Clinton Is A "Straight-Up Cop Hater" Who Is "In Bed With Criminals"
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From the August 8 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:
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AINSLEY EARHARDT (CO-HOST): All right Sheriff, we heard over the weekend that Hillary Clinton was snubbing the biggest police union. She didn't fill out that form to get the endorsement from the largest police union in our country. Donald Trump is trying to get that endorsement. What was your -- what was your reaction to that?
SHERIFF DAVID CLARKE: Well, it's a huge miscalculation, a huge political miscalculation on the part of Mrs. Bill Clinton. Look, everyone running for public office, at any level, knows that you want and you have to have the support of not only law enforcement but other first responders. But she has made it clear from the convention that she's all in with the criminal element. She doesn't care about victims of crime, she's a straight up cop hater, and so she is like I said rolling the dice on not having the support of law enforcement. The problem for her is that middle America, mainstream America, does not share her sentiment in having sympathy for criminals. Now, let's do a little math here. There are nearly 900,000 law enforcement officers across the United States. They all have spouses, significant others, kids who are voting age, extended family, parents, friends, neighbors, other relatives who do support law enforcement all across the country. You throw them in, throw that together, you throw in the firefighters and other first responders, and you do the math and you multiply. You're talking a potential 3, 4, 5 million votes that she's willing to risk just to get in bed with criminals, and we know many criminals don't vote anyway. This is a huge windfall for --
STEVE DOOCY (CO-HOST): Sheriff, what do you mean she is getting in bed with criminals?
CLARKE:She made it clear from the convention that she's sympathetic. She thinks that the criminals are victims of a racist criminal justice system, which is a lie. Donald Trump has made it clear he stands on the side of the American law enforcement officer, on law and order, victims of crime, and other law-abiding citizen.