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What Obama gets wrong on 'defund the police'

Posted on AllSides December 16th, 2020
From The Left
OPINION

When former President Barack Obama warned Democrats against using a "snappy slogan" like "defund the police," the backlash from progressives was swift.

"If you believe, as I do, that we should be able to reform the criminal justice system so that it's not biased and treats everybody fairly, I guess you can use a snappy slogan, like 'defund the police,' but, you know, you lost a big audience the minute you say it, which makes it a lot less likely that you're actually going to get the changes you want...

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