Biden, AOC, and the Democrats insist that the crime wave swamping the country is a “right-wing bogeyman” like critical race theory and the border illegal alien surge.
They might want to tell it to the 88 people shot over the weekend in Chicago.
Fourteen people have been killed and 74 others wounded this long Fourth of July weekend in shootings in Chicago since Friday, including five children shot since Sunday afternoon.
Two people were killed and four were wounded, including a 12-year-old girl and a 13-year-old boy… around the same time that a 6-year-old girl and a woman were shot in West Pullman and about four hours after an 11-year-old boy and a man were shot in Brainerd on the South Side.
Late Sunday afternoon, a 5-year-old girl was shot in a leg.
That’s 5 children shot in one weekend in Chiraq.
By way of context, there were no American military combat casualties in Afghanistan in 2021. And there were 4 combat deaths in 2020.
More Americans were killed in one weekend in Chicago than in 2 years in Afghanistan.
That includes one active servicemember
A 19-year-old man shot and killed on Chicago’s Northwest Side this weekend was an active member of the National Guard, his family and a community activist said.
Carvajal’s family said he would have celebrated his 20th birthday on July 9. He wanted to become a Chicago Police officer to support the community.
We withdrew from Afghanistan? Can we pull out of Chicago?