The War on Cops by Heather Mac Donald

Embed from Getty Images I’ve spoken with Heather Mac Donald, which you can hear here.  What follows is a review of her latest book: By the standards of the modern left, Heather Mac Donald’s The War on Cops is racist.  Which is to say:  It speaks bluntly and truthfully about the black underclass (which is responsible for roughly half of the homicides in the United States) and why, therefore, poor black neighborhoods desperately need police in a way that affluent white neighborhoods do not. This is complicated by the anti-law enforcement animus which pervades these neighborhoods.  Take, for example, the story of one of several lying witnesses to the Ferguson, MO shooting of Michael Brown: A 31-year-old black female initially told […]