Bloomberg Said This of Murder Suspects in 2015: ‘Just Take the Description, Xerox It, and Pass It Out to All the Cops. They Are Male, Minorities, 16-25.’

Bloomberg Said This of Murder Suspects in 2015: 'Just Take the Description, Xerox It, and Pass It Out to All the Cops. They Are Male, Minorities, 16-25.'

Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg is coming under increasing fire from the left over his record. (Photo: Gage Skidmore/flickr/cc) Resurfaced comments on policing from a 2015 speech at the Aspen Institute by former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, the billionaire oligarch trying to buy his way to the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, drew fire from progressives on social media who said the remarks make clear that Bloomberg cannot be the party’s nominee against President Donald Trump. “Bloomberg is another Trump,” tweeted progressive writer Arnesa Buljušmić-Kustura. In a clip from the 2015 speech posted to Twitter by progressive radio host Benjamin Dixon, Bloomberg is heard describing stop and frisk as a necesssary policy that targets minority neighborhoods because that’s “where the crime is.” “Ninety-five percent of murders- murderers and murder victims fit one M.O.,” Bloomberg says in the clip. “You can just take the description, Xerox it, and pass it out to all the cops. They are male, minorities, 16-25. That’s true in New York, that’s true in virtually every city (inaudible).” Share this far and wide. Unless the mainstream media picks it up, it will be isolated to twitter. pic.twitter.com/Fm0YCi4ZRy — Benjamin Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon) February 11, […]

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