. . . “These direct actions against elected officials, and especially civil servants like myself, are out of line” . . .
This is what happens when you embrace the mob. Sooner or later the mob turns its attention against you.
This happened to many surprised leftists during the French Revolution.
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Seattle police chief implores council to do what is right after protesters visit her home
Police Chief Carmen Best has opposed efforts to defund the department by half
Former Seattle city council candidate Ari Hoffman weighs in.
Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best is urging elected leaders to “stand up for what is right” after a group of protesters appeared outside her home over the weekend as pressures continue to mount over the enactment of police reform measures.
In a Monday letter to the nine-member City Council, Best said her home in Snohomish County was targeted Sunday night by “aggressive” protesters, prompting concerns from her neighbors. The crowd wasn’t able to trespass or engage in illegal behavior, Best said, despite their attempts to do so.
"These direct actions against elected officials, and especially civil servants like myself, are out of line . . .
. . . Protesters have held rallies outside the homes of several city leaders – including Mayor Jenny Durkan – in recent weeks in an effort to spearhead the slashing of the Seattle Police Department budget by half. In addition to the gatherings, some council members have seen offensive messages written outside their residences.
The council is in discussions to cut the police budget, with several proposals being considered. One measure would result in the laying off of as many as 100 police officers. . . .