Debunking The New Racial Profiling Defense From Trump And A.G. Barr | MSNBC

Debunking The New Racial Profiling Defense From Trump And A.G. Barr | MSNBC 1


Amidst renewed debates over policing, the Trump Justice Department denies widespread racism in policing and argues certain types of police brutality are “rare.” This defense tries to minimize the facts, data and firsthand accounts on profiling, as MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber reports in a segment spotlighting new specific incidents and long-term data.(This interview is from MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber, a news show covering politics, law and culture airing nightly at 6pm ET on MSNBC. ). Aired on 8/5/2020.
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Debunking The New Racial Profiling Defense From Trump And A.G. Barr | MSNBC

65 Comments on "Debunking The New Racial Profiling Defense From Trump And A.G. Barr | MSNBC"

  1. Kilgore Trout | August 5, 2020 at 8:25 PM | Reply

    “It is what it is.”
    IMPOTUS has a way with words.
    Matter of fact he knows the best words.

    • @Factsthat Hurtfeelings actually they are going to. So why in the world would you worry?

    • @Factsthat Hurtfeelings Pre Trump: .Since WW2

      24.4 m more jobs created under democrats presidents, 78.6% per year.

      GDP Growth 44% higher under democrats.

      Business investment 193% higher under democrats.

      Unemployment is 18% higher under Republicans.

      9 of the last 10 recessions have happened under Republican presidents.

    • Factsthat Hurtfeelings | August 5, 2020 at 10:07 PM | Reply

      @Kevin if your trying to sale eventual communism move to the next buyer. There is evidence everywhere of what democrats do to cities. Your fake math doesn’t impress me. Go preach that crap on the streets of Los Angeles. If you survive the evening I might believe you .

    • @quiktri1 well then I suggest you tell your mother to remind you when time to take them!

    • Kevin Ya that’s it 😂

  2. I have no respect for these monsters.

  3. Brexit Refugee | August 5, 2020 at 8:32 PM | Reply

    14 Characteristics of Fascism (Eternal Fascism or Ur-Fascism by Umberto Eco, 1995)

    Learn how to identify fascism so you can call it out. Pass this information on to others:

    1. The cult of tradition. “One has only to look at the syllabus of every fascist movement to find the major traditionalist thinkers. The Nazi gnosis was nourished by traditionalist, syncretistic, occult elements.”
    2. The rejection of modernism. “The Enlightenment, the Age of Reason, is seen as the beginning of modern depravity. In this sense Ur-Fascism can be defined as irrationalism.”
    3. The cult of action for action’s sake. “Action being beautiful in itself, it must be taken before, or without, any previous reflection. Thinking is a form of emasculation.”
    4. Disagreement is treason. “The critical spirit makes distinctions, and to distinguish is a sign of modernism. In modern culture the scientific community praises disagreement as a way to improve knowledge.”
    5. Fear of difference. “The first appeal of a fascist or prematurely fascist movement is an appeal against the intruders. Thus Ur-Fascism is racist by definition.”
    6. Appeal to social frustration. “One of the most typical features of the historical fascism was the appeal to a frustrated middle class, a class suffering from an economic crisis or feelings of political humiliation, and frightened by the pressure of lower social groups.”
    7. The obsession with a plot. “The followers must feel besieged. The easiest way to solve the plot is the appeal to xenophobia.”
    8. The enemy is both strong and weak. “By a continuous shifting of rhetorical focus, the enemies are at the same time too strong and too weak.”
    9. Pacifism is trafficking with the enemy. “For Ur-Fascism there is no struggle for life but, rather, life is lived for struggle.”
    10. Contempt for the weak. “Elitism is a typical aspect of any reactionary ideology.”
    11. Everybody is educated to become a hero. “In Ur-Fascist ideology, heroism is the norm. This cult of heroism is strictly linked with the cult of death.”
    12. Machismo and weaponry. “Machismo implies both disdain for women and intolerance and condemnation of nonstandard sexual habits, from chastity to homosexuality.”
    13. Selective populism. “There is in our future a TV or Internet populism, in which the emotional response of a selected group of citizens can be presented and accepted as the Voice of the People.”
    14. Ur-Fascism speaks Newspeak. “All the Nazi or Fascist schoolbooks made use of an impoverished vocabulary, and an elementary syntax, in order to limit the instruments for complex and critical reasoning.”

    About Italian Author Umberto Eco (Foucault’s Pendulum, The Name of the Rose):

    Ur-Fascism by Umberto Eco (1995)

    List source:

  4. Barr doesn’t seem to be fussy about telling the truth, even when testifying under oath.

  5. birdlynn hubbard | August 5, 2020 at 8:34 PM | Reply

    Those children handcuffed is dreadful. Should have never happened, what fools and idiocy at the hands of the police. Dangerous idiotic policemen/women should be fired.

  6. MikeSuperJohnson | August 5, 2020 at 8:35 PM | Reply

    Wtf. Kids on the street at gunpoint?

  7. Any officer that handcuffs kids and makes them lay on a hot pavement should be fired!

  8. stephen dailey | August 5, 2020 at 8:36 PM | Reply

    So disturbing on all levels

  9. “I have done more for the African American community than any other president, except… maybe Lincoln”.

    -Liar in Chief

    • Soma Yukihira | August 5, 2020 at 10:13 PM | Reply

      @Chris Near Explain how cheeto has done more than Abraham Lincoln and Lyndon B Johnson 🤔🤔

    • @Soma Yukihira I do not even see that as a pertinent question. And don’t you have stores to loot and set ablaze. You gangsta aint ya.

    • @Chris Near that was actually bad messaging, bad PR. Defunding the police does not mean getting rid of the police as Fox News has tried to lead people to believe. it means a restructuring of resources, in it in many ways that benefit police.

    • @Chris Near actually that is a pertinent question since Trump just made that claim.

    • @Kevin Do you know what you just said is not true?

  10. November 3rd can’t come soon enough

    • Factsthat Hurtfeelings | August 5, 2020 at 9:36 PM | Reply

      What changes then. Nothing regardless of who wins. You get to feel good for a day if you win but children will still die in chicago and mothers will still be afraid to say who killed there baby even though they know.

  11. Nino Almighty | August 5, 2020 at 8:38 PM | Reply

    Biden should not debate trump until he release his taxes

  12. “Unarmed” they consider a cell phone as a weapon, a rock, a tooth brush , what ever they have on them is a weapon. But they do nothing about white men with actual guns. Rage against the machine has some good lyrics explaining why cops act this way. Killing in the name of.

  13. Perry Williams | August 5, 2020 at 8:44 PM | Reply

    This is totally ridiculously… children !!! really !!! lawsuit

  14. Christina Pandian | August 5, 2020 at 8:46 PM | Reply

    Inhuman act. There had been no check on police brutality until now. They should all be brought to light.

  15. That’s just a preliminary activities that’s going to happen if treacherous trump stay in office for too long cruel brutal sadistic psychotic VOTE WISELY

  16. Junior Campbell | August 5, 2020 at 8:47 PM | Reply

    Barr probably don’t see black people as citizens who have rights that should be protected. We aren’t his people.

    • He doesn’t have people. He has agenda, not that you’re wrong in the way you’re thinking. He has no heart for black people.

    • Thats why TRUMP & Barr always say our people & when someone confronts them then theyre like were talking about ALL AMERICANS 😭😭😭 THEY think were not SMART enough 2 realize when were being lied 2 & mislead smh im surprised jason Bourne hasn’t taken them out 😀😀😀

  17. The Trump Plague… It is what it is…

    • Auntie Pha
      What more would you like President Trump to do?
      Do you know how many people die every year from the flu? Is that Trump’s fault too? Do we have daily updates on the flu?
      It makes me sad that the Globalist controlled mainstream media twists the truth every day and people believe it.
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    • @jb pb Trumpanzee tears taste best. Be best Trumpanzee.

    • I hate to break it to you, it’s been happening long before Trump

  18. Barr KNOWS there is systemic racism and he laughs in your face for saying he doesn’t believe it’s a problem. He IS the problem.

  19. Denna Luedecke | August 5, 2020 at 9:31 PM | Reply

    A child who witnessed such a thing will forever lose their innocence and his sense of safety. I’m disgusted that even the women cops chose not to help those little kids.

    • Ambria Ashley | August 5, 2020 at 10:36 PM | Reply

      Exactly. They didn’t do jack even when bystanders were recording, so just imagine how much crueler they may have been without video. We could’ve had a dead baby girl out there, & police would’ve said she reached for their taser or something smdh 😡

  20. Ambria Ashley | August 5, 2020 at 10:54 PM | Reply

    “Mistaken Identity” = “I smelled weed” = “I felt my life was in danger and he just kept coming at me…”

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