There was a time not so long ago this incident would have been a bigger story, even in a high-crime city like Philadelphia. Sadly, episodes like this have become all too familiar to retailers in crime-ridden cities. Is this what kids consider weekend entertainment in today’s America? Why not? The worst case is they get arrested. They know that, in cities like Philadelphia, they’ll be quickly released and back out on the streets to join their friends in the next one.
JUST IN: Chaotic moments on Center City streets Saturday night forced some Wawa locations to shut down early. Philadelphia police say dozens of young people were ransacking convenience stores and hit a number of Wawa locations. https://t.co/JMWCSoHrTL— CBS Philadelphia (@CBSPhiladelphia) September 4, 2022
district attorneys like Philadelphia’s Larry Krasner have enabled crime to spiral out of control. It has engendered a dangerous lack of respect for each other in society and for the law, especially among young people. But more and more Americans are beginning to recognize the tremendous power these attorneys wield. Prosecutorial discretion affects the criminal justice system directly — and through it the lives of citizens. [firefly_poll] Hopefully, voters are seeing the connection between liberal prosecutors and the rising crime rates in the cities and counties under their jurisdictions and noticing the devastation that Soros’s silent assault on our system of criminal justice has wrought. The smart ones will vote for Republicans this November. As conservative commentator Dan Bongino often reminds us: “The Republicans may not be the solution to your problems, but the CAUSE of your problems is most definitely the Democrats.” This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.
When did this become ok? Why is this a thing? Where did we go wrong?— mg (@347west57) September 25, 2022