Virginia Democrats are eager to declare open season on law enforcement by downgrading an assault on a police officer from a felony to a misdemeanor.
How can anyone interpret this move as anything other than Virginia Democrats showing their cards in wanting to tell the left-wing terrorists in Black Lives Matter and Antifa that it is now open season on law enforcement.
The Democrats’ other obvious play here is to abolish policing throughout the state of Virginia — not just in the cities, but everywhere.. No sane person would want to be a police officer in a state where the law encourages assaults on them; and make no mistake, this proposal is designed to intimidate cops.
Something that has protected police officers for years is the power of the law, is the knowledge that once you lay a hand on a cop — a blow, a push, a nudge — everything immediately changes, things suddenly get very serious.
But of course it makes sense to protect law enforcement with heavy criminal charges.