Monday, December 22, 2014


When the New York mayor arrived at Woodhull Hospital where the two dying officers had been taken, the hallway was filled with cops, all turning their backs to de Blasio

New York cops feel that their mayor threw them under the bus when, during a press conference in wake of Eric Garner’s death, he blurted out that he and his wife had warned their son Dante to be fearful of white cops.

After officers Rafael Ramos, 40, and Wenjian Liu, 32, were ambushed and shot Saturday by 28-year-old Ismaaiyl Abdullah Brinsley, they were taken to Brooklyn’s Woodhull Hospital where they were eventually pronounced dead. Dozens of cops filled the hospital hallways out of concern for their mortally wounded comrades. When Mayor de Blasio showed up, all the officers turned their backs to him in silent protest of his anti-police rhetoric.

The following statements were made in response to the deaths of the two officers:

“Mayor de Blasio, the blood of these two officers is clearly on your hands. It is your failed policies and actions that enabled this tragedy to occur. I only hope and pray that more of these ambushes and executions do not happen again.” - Ed Mullins, President of the Sergeants Benevolent Association

“That blood on the hands starts on the steps of City Hall in the office of the mayor. When these funerals are over, those responsible will be called on the carpet and held accountable. [The blame also goes to] those who incited violence on the street under the guise of protest that tried to tear down what NYC police officers did every day.” - Patrick Lynch, head of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association

Pat Lunch had previously demanded that de Blasio be barred from attending the funerals of any officers that may be killed in the line of duty. De Blasio’s lap dog Police Commissioner William Bratton rejected that demand.

"Sickened by these barbaric acts, which sadly are a predictable outcome of divisive anti-cop rhetoric of Eric Holder and Mayor de Blasio.” - George Pataki, former governor of New York, on Twitter

"I think when the mayor made statements about that he had to train his son — who is biracial — to be careful when he's dealing with the police, I think that set off this latest firestorm. And, quite frankly, the mayor ran an antipolice campaign last year when he ran for mayor." - Ray Kelly, former NYC police commissioner

By early Sunday morning, more than 34,000 New Yorkers had signed a petition circulated by which demanded the ouster of de Blasio. Surprise, surprise! is an ultra left-wing group that was formed to defeat George W. Bush and has supported only Democratic candidates, including de Blasio. The group has been financed largely by George Soros.

The NYPD rank and file has good reason to hate their mayor, but the brass, ever mindful of their careers, will not back their cops against de Blasio.

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