Minneapolis Democratic Mayor Jacob Frey was aggressively shamed away from a meeting of George Floyd protestors on Saturday, with the crowd chanting him away in a pronounced fashion after the progressive Democrat refused to commit to the defunding of the Minneapolis Police Department.
In the footage, Frey goes through a speech filled with meaningless gestures and sanitized language hoping to appease the protestors. But a leader of the protest puts him on the spot clearly, demanding that he articulate his position on the specific issue of defunding the police department. Frey attempts to answer with more empty platitudes, but the protestor presses him, eventually getting him to admit that he doesn’t support abolishing the police department.
After Frey finally makes himself clear, he’s assailed with a hail of boos and jeers from the crowd, getting dismissed from the protest and taking what is quite literally a walk of shame away from the protestors.
Frey had been seen crying emotionally at a memorial service commemorating Floyd’s life, leading many to question if the mayor was being sincere in his expression, considering he didn’t actually know the man. His speech at the protest appears to be another calculated gesture hoping to appease the protestors without ceding to any of their demands.
Frey is also seeking a $55 million federal bailout to repair the damages inflicted upon the city of Minneapolis through the race riots, even after the state’s Democratic Governor Tim Walz pointed to him for the entirely ineffective response to the initial riots.
WATCH: Tucker Carlson Lights Up Feckless Republican Senators for Seeking to Abolish Columbus Day
“They’re hoping to quietly eliminate Columbus day, and then move on to the next item on the rioters list of demands.”
Tucker Carlson exposed a plot on Wednesday night from two Republican Senators to abolish the American holiday tradition of Columbus Day from the federal calendar, replacing it with the cultural trend of Juneteenth.
Carlson castigated Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson and Oklahoma’s James Lankford for a proposal to remove Columbus Day as a federal policy, pointing to them as examples of the culturally feckless conservative leaders who wholly ignore the struggle to defend American heritage and legacy from fanatic liberal ideologues determined to abolish it all and replace “problematic” cultural practices such as Columbus Day with progressive imitations.
Watch Tucker’s segment here:
“Senators Johnson and Lankford are hoping to quietly remove Columbus Day, and then move on to the next item on the rioters list of demands.
What other acts of revolution and cultural desecration can we expect from our suddenly woke Republican Senator friends? That’s a good question.”
Johnson and Lankford advanced a legislative proposal to quietly abolish the day commemorating the discovery of the Americas and the historical explorer, claiming that the need to manage the paid holidays of the federal workforce and that supposed damage to the national economy from the addition of the Juneteenth federal holiday. Johnson claimed that Columbus Day should be abolished on account of it being “lightly celebrated.”
It is not deprecating Christopher Columbus’ achievements or expressing any value judgement regarding his place in history. I do not support efforts to erase America’s rich history — not the good, the bad, or the ugly.
— Senator Ron Johnson (@SenRonJohnson) July 2, 2020
If not for the possibility of being publicly shamed on Tucker Carlson Tonight for dereliction in the battle to preserve American heritage and greatness from the culturally authoritarian Left, it’s more than likely that a considerable portion of the Republican Senate caucus would be lining up to abolish the storied American holiday in the name of ‘muh GDP.’
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