Eleven police officers were shot ambush-style, including five fatally, in Dallas Thursday night by at least two snipers, amid a protest against the recent police shootings of two black men, Alton Sterling in Louisiana, and Philando Castile in Minnesota, according to the Dallas Police.
One of the suspects had engaged in a standoff for several hours with police, but a Dallas city official announced around 3:30 a.m. that it was over. It was not immediately known what his condition was.
The condition of the six wounded officers remains unknown. One civilian was also injured.
Officials said the gunmen aimed to kill as many officers as possible.
Go here to read the rest. Well, the demagogues and racists of the Black Lives Matter movement have what they have been aiming at all along: dead cops. In a nation of more than 330 million it is easy to start a “hate the cops” movement among blacks when such a high percentage of the adult male black population has engaged in crime, and as a result has a tense, at best, relationship with law enforcement, including black cops. This involvement has nothing to do with race and everything to do with the devastating impact of the welfare state on poor blacks. As black economist Thomas Sowell has noted: