See Local News
Get Balanced News From Your U.S. State.
See Local News
See all locals

Why Tom Cotton Should Do a Victory Lap Over the National Guard Being Deployed in NYC

Posted on AllSides March 7th, 2024
From The Right
Defense and Security, Crime, New York City, National Guard, Tom Cotton
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite

It was an opinion piece that cost a New York Times editor his job. James Bennet signed off on Sen. Tom Cotton's (R-AK) article that said deploying the National Guard to maintain law and order in our cities during the 2020 riots might be necessary. This op-ed ran following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Cotton also cited instances during the Civil Rights Movement when the National Guard was mobilized to keep the peace. Bennet was forced to resign from the Times following the woke uproar. It took four years, but...

Read full story
Some content from this outlet may be limited or behind a paywall.

AllSides Picks

More News about Defense and Security from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right