Whitman County Gazette - Serving Whitman County since 1877

By Frank Watson
Freelance Columnist 

The President made a mistake


Sending federal marshals into Portland, Chicago, and other cities will go down as one of the President’s biggest mistakes. It hurts him politically, it harms the already tarnished image of the police, and it works against the rule of law and order.

Sending Homeland Security forces to quell the protests under the guise of protecting federal property creates a no-win situation for the President. If his troops clear the streets, he will be rightfully accused of denying the right of peaceful assembly. Any use of force will be countered by the charge of brutality. If he does not clear the stre...

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