The utter gall of Biden’s Democratic NYC gala as city mourns murdered police officer

Trick question: four presidents visited New York last week. Only one paid tribute to a fallen NYPD officer.

Was it Biden, Obama, Clinton or Trump?

The answer is obvious without even knowing who was present at the Massapequa Funeral Home.

It was Donald Trump who was welcomed with open arms by the family of detective Jonathan Diller, 31, father of a child shot dead by a repeat offender suspect who should never have been at large.

It was Trump who said the right things, who had the empathy to know that in a moment like this, you show up, you recognize the sacrifice and what it means in the wider world.

He is not a professional politician, but he acted on his normal human instinct to comfort a grieving widow and her one-year-old son who will never remember his father.

He’s from Queens, so he knew what to expect from the sea of ​​cops standing for miles in the rain as a sign of respect for their fallen brother.

And he’s smart enough as a populist leader to understand that Diller’s death is an epic moment that transcends politics.

It defines the betrayal of the people by an insensitive and corrupt power, whose faces change but whose lies persist: the police criminalize poverty.

The truth is that police officers like Diller sacrifice their lives to protect the poor and powerless, and without them, everything is chaos.

Fueling anti-cop vitriol

Diller’s death was the inevitable culmination of the malicious criminal justice “reform” movement that began in the years before the pandemic, which manipulated the death of George Floyd into a serious attack on the law and order, and which the Democrats then elevated to the rank of a noble cause. during their 2020 conference.

Politicians who play football with the anti-cop movement have blood on their hands.

This is what Stephanie Diller said in her heartbreaking eulogy to her late husband:

“It’s been two years and two months since Detectives Rivera and Mora made the ultimate sacrifice, as did my husband, Jonathan Diller. Dominique Rivera appeared in front of all the elected officials present today to plead for change.

“This change never happened. And now my son will grow up without his father, and I will grow old without my husband. And his parents have to say goodbye to their child.

“How many more police officers and how many families must make the ultimate sacrifice before we start protecting them?

“I don’t wish this kind of pain on anyone. Jonathan has lived his life doing right by people, and now it’s time for people to do right by all the officers he represents.

This is why Governor Hochul was not welcome in Massapequa and was little affected by Diller’s wake.
She did nothing to reverse the law that her predecessor, presidential candidate Andrew Cuomo, signed in 2019 to eliminate cash bail for most crimes.

Crime rates immediately increased when violent predators were released to live among us without any consequences for their actions.

Major crime jumped 22.5% in February 2020. COVID lockdowns masked the damage, then Bill de Blasio, New York’s worst mayor, made the problem worse by ordering the release of inmates on humanitarian grounds .

Compassion for criminals, not for their future victims. Now we all live on Rikers Island.

The children’s gloves crew

The perfect storm came with the George Floyd riots and de Blasio cutting the New York City police budget by a million dollars.

Then we have Alvin Bragg and Letitia James, who are more interested in prosecuting Trump for imaginary crimes than in locking up violent criminals who shoot police and push innocent people onto subway tracks or punch women in the face and assault cyclists held at knifepoint in Central Park. .

Today, the New York Police Department is reduced to putting up billboards in Times Square to warn people of pickpockets and gangs of shoplifters invading the city.

Mayor Adams said some of the right things at Diller’s funeral on Easter Saturday, but he never did anything to fix the problem.

As New York collapses under the burden of millions of illegal migrants, its only criticism of the Biden administration is that it has not received enough money to offer unwanted “newcomers” immigration cards. payment and free hotel rooms.

Biden was presented as the Democrats’ wise and compassionate antidote to the joyful chaos they had created under Trump, only the cure was worse than the disease, and everything he claimed to embody was a mirage.

Did the alleged 80 million people who voted for Biden in 2020 imagine he wouldn’t even try to call Detective Diller’s family?

Or that he would come to New York on Easter Thursday for a glittering $25 million fundraiser at Radio City Music Hall with Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Lizzo, without even mentioning the murder of the police officer who was then laid to rest at his funeral. Massapequa. House 40 miles east.

It’s not rocket science, as Trump pointed out. This should be politics 101.

To at least pretend you care.

“They didn’t even call the family. They could have called. You don’t have to be a rocket scientist,” Trump told Fox News.

All Biden could endeavor to offer was a message of condolence, not to the Diller family but to Eric Adams.

He says he is in favor of the police, but he has turned his back on public order. He claims to be a devout Catholic but goes out of his way to offend Christianity.

Biden’s lack of grace

It’s telling that Biden still stumbles over the mention of God when he tries to recite the Declaration of Independence, the central moral document of the country he has the honor of leading.

“Think about that,” he said on stage Thursday night. “That’s not hyperbole. . . We were born from an idea, from an idea. No, I’m serious. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men and women are created equal because that is the basis of our existence.

The true line is this: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. »

For some perverse reason, he can never bring himself to say the words “their Creator.”

At least he didn’t call God “the thing,” as he did a few years ago when he said, “All men and women are created, by the, you know, you know the thing. »

For all his overt piety and ostentatious attendance at Mass, Biden’s presidency has been marked by a lack of respect for Christianity. Notably this year, he proclaimed Christianity’s holiest day, Easter Sunday, “Transgender Day of Visibility.”

Trump is far from perfect, but at least he doesn’t pretend to be something he’s not. For all his obvious flaws, what you see is what you get with Trump.

It never changes, warts and all, and in this age of shapeshifting chameleons, that’s a virtue worth preserving.

New York Post

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