Bearing Arms seems surprised to discover:
With anti-gun politicians and gun control activists pouncing on the shootings in Boulder as their stated justification for new restrictions on the right to keep and bear arms, it’s worth pointing out yet again that the criminal justice system isn’t exactly doing a bang-up job of enforcing the laws that are currently on the books.
The fact is the left loves these types of incidents. That’s why I characterize the exploitation of them as “Dancing in Blood”, they obviously celebrate every time one of these incidents happens because it gives them cover to plea to the emotions of people who are justifiably horrified by terrible tragedies.
Their “catch and release” practices in regards to actual criminals is another element of the same thing. As I’ve mentioned many times before, the left gains power through fear. It’s very difficult to get safe, secure, happy people to voluntarily surrender freedom to nanny government. In order to get people to voluntarily surrender their liberty, you have to make them afraid.
The Chinese Wuhan Flu Virus has been a prime example of that.
The Catch and Release criminal justice system is another. It’s a well known fact that the vast majority of violent crimes are committed by a tiny percentage of the population. Keeping those people in prison, where there restricted to visiting their violence upon other criminals doesn’t engender fear in the populace. The obvious solution is to keep the out of jail. That way they’re out among the populace perpetrating mayhem and engendering fear. Fear which the left can then use to advance their agenda…part of which is the disarmament of the people.
The policies of the left only seem illogical or counterintuitive if you don’t understand their goals. If you assume that, like you, the left just wants to improve people’s lives and make the world a better, safer, happier place, then their policies make no sense.
If you really want blacks and other minorities to have a better life, why would you promote policies that do nothing more than make them dependent, break up their families and encourage the murder of tens of millions of them before they’re even born? Why would you encourage policies that prevent the Police from enforcing the laws in high crime minority communities and insist that “equality” demands that the Police spend more time patrolling places with low crime rates?
If you really want people to be safe from crime, why would you insist on releasing known criminals back into the public? Why would you work so diligently to make it more difficult if not outright impossible for law abiding citizens to own and carry the best tools available to defend themselves from those violent criminals?
Simple…because those aren’t their goals. Their goals are to oppress the minority community, keep them dependent, and poor and “on the reservation”. Their goals are to engender fear in the populace and to use that fear to expand their power. When you have those goals in mind, the utility of their policy positions come perfectly into focus.