In the wake of the rash of robberies around San Francisco, the left is calling the use of the word “loot” – you guessed it – racist.
On Tuesday, the hosts of “The Five” said they were showing how liberals misplaced their preferences over race and word games.
“The Liberals are more focused on not hurting the feelings of the Smash and Grab gang than on the crime,” said “The Five” co-host Jesse Waters.
“This is part of what somebody thinks is a payback for the inequalities of society, I believe.… And I wonder why. [California Gov.] Gavin Newsom is crazy now. He laid the groundwork for all this, ”said co-host Brian Kilmeade.
Waters jokingly suggested using the word “reparation-hunters” instead of “looters.”
Co-host Dana Perino said she uses the same word to describe a white looter. Democrat Jessica Tarlov also criticized those who play “word police” as “losing the real war.”
“People know what they are seeing, and now everything is being captured on video, they know exactly what it is,” he said. “It doesn’t matter what you call it. It’s stealing things, and people use any synonyms for it.”
Dagen McDowell points out that the store’s security guards are not deterring thieves because they fear being called “racist” by anyone who shoots at the store. [to]Try to arrest them. “
In New York City, thieves “steal from the store during the day” and “rape!” She remembered screaming. Or “You’re a racist, get your hands on me!” When confronted by a security guard.
The looting “creates these poverty zones,” he continued, for example in San Francisco with 17 Walgreens locations closed and five more expected to close. They were devastated by the city’s high theft, which is five times the national average.
As a result, McDowell noted, its residents remain inaccessible in low-income areas [Walgreens’] Drugs, goods and jobs.
“I’ve thought this through [is] The position of President of Employment. Why are people looting for jobs? ”Waters asked.