by Sam Roston
Valerie Jarrett, president of the Obama Foundation, is under brutal fire on social media for her “knife fight” tweet, follwing the police shooting of a 16-year old Black girl in Columbus, OH on Tuesday.
The former senior adviser to President Barack Obama, tweeted Wednesday after the Columbus police bodycam footage was released showing the teen girl, who was fatally shot, swinging a knife at another girl and about to stab another girl.
As we reported on Tuesday, Bryant knocked down and attempted to stab one woman, and totally ignored police warnings before attemting to stab another unarmed woman right in front of him. The cop may well have saved that (also Black) woman’s life:
So this is how Jarrett reacted:
“A Black teenage girl named Ma’Khia Bryant was killed because a police officer immediately decided to shoot her multiple times in order to break up a knife fight. Demand accountability. Fight for justice. #BlackLivesMatter.”
Jarrett’s ill-advised tweet was instantly savaged across the platform:
Yesterday, Democrats and BLM activists lost their minds over the incident, calling it “murder”:
A slo-mo look at the incident shows how truly deranged these opinions are: