GOP Senators, Conservative Figures Release Video Decrying ‘Mob’ Attacking Police and Statues
From National Review:
Republican Senators Marsha Blackburn and Mike Lee joined conservative media figures and others to produce a collaborative video framed as an “answer to the mob” and a defense of the American founding and its heritage.
Produced by the Media Research Center, a conservative institution, the video features Lee and Blackburn alongside commentators Mark Levin, Dan Bongino, Dana Loesch, National Review editor Rich Lowry, and more. It argues that the American founding was “an epochal human event” and that its principles should be respected.
“Free speech is a pillar of a free society and the best way to collectively seek and defend the truth,” Loesch argues. “Firing and canceling those who offend woke sensibilities is grotesque, illiberal, and un-American.”
The video also seeks to address weeks of national unrest in the wake of George Floyd’s death by offering a full-throated defense of America’s law enforcement.
“When there is a crisis — national or personal — we turn to America’s real heroes: the men and women in uniform overseas and our first responders here at home,” Blackburn states. “Our doctors, nurses, our firefighters, and most importantly, our police.”
“Your vandalism and cancellations, your lies and riots, will not stand,” Tom Fitton, president of the conservative legal group Judicial Watch, says.
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