In a special Sunday night edition of her reoccurring Saturday show “Justice with Judge Jeanine,” Jeanine Pirro unleashed a scathing attack on President Barack Obama, Attorney General Eric Holder, Al Sharpton and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.
But the brunt of Pirro’s attack was aimed at de Blasio, who she called on to take action against protesters chanting a desire dead cops and that his failure to do so was a lack of his leadership abilities.
“The actions of these so-called leaders in failing to defend law enforcement — the one line of defense we have against what would otherwise be an utterly violent and chaotic society, has undoubtedly created this environment of racial tension and this climate perceived justified hatred for our protectors,” Pirro said. “And when the mayor of the city of New York doesn’t defend his own police department, two lieutenants violently attacked in a so-called peaceful protest that demands the killing of police, Bill de Blasio not only becomes derelict in his duties but he fails in his responsibility to protect the rest of us. And he can’t even admit that the police were attacked. He says they were allegedly attacked.”
“Mr. Mayor, I know you are new at this, but you are allowing your prejudice towards the police to interfere with the facts,” she continued. “They weren’t allegedly assaulted, they were viciously attacked by your Occupy Wall Street union-type friends chanting this … you don’t even seen the immorality of that. You don’t criticize the people yelling that. You defend this. Mr. Mayor, I believe in the First Amendment. We all do, but there are exceptions to free speech. You cannot yell ‘fire’ in a crowded theater. You cannot insight riots and it’s about damn time the chant, ‘What do we want — dead cops — when do we want it – now,’ is outlawed. It’s about damn time we stopped this. And hey, Bill, stop being a wuss and start being a damn leader. But not you. You want to talk about centuries of racism and dripping with police hatred.”
Pirro pointed to de Blasio’s failure to face the public earlier on Sunday after a mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, which she said demonstrated this inability to be a leader.
“Back to you Mayor de Blasio — you are not a leader,” she added. “At last night’s press conference you say you don’t want to get into politics and today you go to mass with Police Commissioner Bratton at St. Patrick’s where the cardinal tries to comfort pain so many of us in New York are feeling. And instead of speaking at the microphone for you outside of the cathedral you sneak out the side door. Cat got your tongue? You are the same guy who couldn’t wait to tell us how you had to teach your son about the dangers police pose and how the centuries of racism are present in legal decisions that permeate our society today. And last night you say it’s an attack on all of us — everything we hold dear. You don’t hold law enforcement dear. We don’t want it and we don’t buy it. You are not a leader, de Blasio. You are a coward, a classic bully. And yes, you have got blood all over your shoes.”
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