Bill Clinton

Watch Bill Clinton Accuse Black Lives Matter of Defending Gang Leaders, Child Murderers

'You are defending the people who kill the lives you say matter.'

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Bill Clinton
Screenshot via Yolanda Estaban / Youtube

Former President Bill Clinton went after Black Lives Matter protesters who repeatedly interrupted him while he was giving a speech in Philadelphia on Thursday. Clinton defended Hillary's long-ago comments about "superpredators," said welfare reform was good for the black community, and—most notably—accused Black Lives Matter of sticking up for gang leaders and child murderers. 

Watch the video footage here

"I don't know how you would characterize the gang leaders who got 13-year-old kids hopped up on crack and sent them on down the street to murder other African American children," said Clinton. "Maybe you thought they were good citizens, she didn't. [Hillary] didn't. You are defending the people who kill the lives you say matter. Tell the truth." 

Whether Clinton's remarks will damage his wife's outreach efforts to Black Lives Matter remains to be seen. Hillary has said previously that she regrets referring to some black males as superpredators.

For more on Hillary Clinton, criminal justice reform, and the superpredators scare of the 1990s, read Jesse Walker.

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  1. This should go over well with potential voters.

  2. And still blacks are going to vote for her.

    1. Right. If she is the Dem nominee she’ll pull something like 90% of the African-American vote. And African-Americans, as a voting bloc, wonder why they get taken for granted.

      1. Exactly – because if they don’t, someone who has a low opinion of black people might get elected.

        1. “someone who has a low opinion of black people might get elected”

          Like Bill Cosby?

        2. Do you mean Trump? He polls pretty well among blacks, for a Republican.

      2. I dunno about that. Bernie has so much free shit to give, that the free shit might overcome any previous allegiances. He also said he would apologize for slavery.

        1. I wasn’t clear. I meant that in a general election, African-Americans will vote for the Dem candidate no matter who it is, what that candidate has said previously (Didn’t Bernie once utter the heresy that “All Lives Matter”?) or what that candidate has done/not done for the A-A community. Frankly, I don’t really understand it.

          1. Frankly, I don’t really understand it.

            Find a cause. It’s that simple. The grievance industry will constantly work to perpetuate itself, no matter how inconsequential it becomes. The parents, and certainly the grandparents, of the black lives yoots must either laugh or cry in watching their young demanding a pound of societal flesh. The notion of race-based Oscar nominations is today’s equivalent to lynchings of the Jim Crow era.

            Same with feminism. Campuses are well more than 50% female, women spent a generation being told they can be as degenerate as men, and “rape kultur!11!!” The church of the aggrieved will never be at a loss for congregants because there is money, power, and potential notoriety/fame in playing the victim.

            1. waregale is right, the grievance industry has an endless list of complaints which involve making the government even bigger with more rules and regulations.

              Soon it will be illegal to fart on a subway or to look at womyn

          2. And white men will vote for the R candidate in overwhelming numbers. It’s called TEAM. Get on board man!

            1. And white men will vote for the R candidate in overwhelming numbers.

              I guess if you call 55% overwhelming.
              The percentages of white men’s votes are usually a lot closer to balanced than most other demographic groups.

        2. Bernie has nothing to give. He talks out of his ass and will expropriate what he can use as ‘free shit’.

        3. “Bernie has so much free shit to give, that the free shit might overcome any previous allegiances.”

          There’s already data on this hypothesis – and it’s overwhelmingly incorrect. Clinton has gotten the vast majority of the black vote.

      3. Yes, but the volume of black votes will be lower

      4. It’s kind of like how the GOP sometimes talks a good game about “limited government” but then feels free to ignore libertarians.

        I doubt that 90% of self-identifying libertarians vote GOP, but the fraction of libertarian-leaning conservatives who vote GOP is something like that. And they are always disappointed.

        1. That disappointment is what nudges libertarian leaning conservatives into becoming right leaning libertarians. Maybe if it happens enough … nah lesser evil voting will keep winning.

      5. Goes to show just what a diabolically clever son of a bitch LBJ was.

        -jcr

    2. Why not? Black Lives Matter doesn’t represent every black person.

      Even Reason covered the law ‘n order sentiment which has been known to manifest itself in the black community – to the extent that many of these excessive sentences are the result of law ‘n order pressure from (inter alia) black activists.

      If the media and the activists had long-term memories, they’d remember some of this context.

      1. Well, you’re right about that.

      2. they have long term memories. They simply choose not to use them. If the grievance industry had nothing to grief over, what would those people do for a living?

  3. Good Billy Boy I have sympathy in a way for BLM. I am against the police state, but these people won’t even allow you to agree with them without accepting there premise that all white people are racist.

    In other lighter news:
    20,000 lesbians in the desert: welcome to the Dinah, a world without men
    http://www.theguardian.com/lif…..lm-springs

    1. Is that a news story, or are you pitching a movie?

    2. gonna need a wide camera lens for this one, CB

    3. “It’s the experience that college should have been.”

      Of course, a giant party.

      I think they’re doing a good job making college women-only too.

    4. “an alternate reality where gay women celebrate each other with pool parties, dancing and debauchery”

      OK, they have pictures of the pool parties and dancing…I guess the debauchery is behind a paywall?

      1. does that only happen in an alternate reality? Because I’m pretty sure that lesbians exist in this one and dance and engage in debauchery.

        1. The Guardian didn’t have pictures, is what I’m saying.

    5. Second time this has shown up, second time someone wants a reaction. The glitter and the dust will wear off like it did for Burning Man, Lollapalooza, and Summercamp. The sad fat disgusting types will come in increasing numbers, and the ruse will be up. There is no such thing as Neverland.

      Classless. That’s all. Carnal creature carnivals, with the smiling proud faces.

      “In other news, Necrophiliac’s 2019 Convention kicked off in New York this weekend, tripling the number of visitors to local mortuaries around Buffalo.”

      1. The sad fat disgusting types will come in increasing numbers, and the ruse will be up.

        Can anyone recommend a good hotel in the Palm Springs area?

        1. Palm Springs is where the homos have their wild sex parties, if that’s what you’re in to. Otherwise, the straights frequent Palm Desert. Just ask Playa.

          1. I’m here right now. 100 here yesterday, but 82 and about to rain today.

            1. And just a few minutes ago I got offered a consulting gig in Indio.

              So if the gays go to Palm Springs, and the straights go to Palm Desert, who goes to Indio?

              Too bad you are inland, Playa. I am going to be around LAX during the day tomorrow and could have bought you lunch.

              1. On my way home tonight. Email me

        2. I would have thought you would be more interested in any good hotels around Buffalo. Unless you like it when your victims say no?

          1. I would have thought you would be more interested in any good hotels around Buffalo. Unless you like it when your victims say no?

            I have been to Buffalo, and I do not want to go back. I would like to go to Palm Springs because I want to be overwhelmed by stench of kitty litter.

      2. “In other news, Necrophiliac’s 2019 Convention kicked off in New York this weekend, tripling the number of visitors to local mortuaries around Buffalo.”

        Will that be sponsored by Amigone Funeral Homes?

    6. At first I hoped there would be pictures, but then I clicked on the link and changed my mind.

      1. Wishful thinking.

        Of all the lesbians I’ve met in my life, only five would be what I consider attractive. The rest were more akin to John Wayne Toliet Paper: Tough as nails and not taking shit off anyone.

        Maybe I need to move to a more cosmopolitan city…

        1. I know a few extremely attractive lesbians. They are out there. But not usually in pairs.

        2. I have one close lesbian friend, and I’d absolutely bang her. Her wife… not so much, although I really enjoy watching sports with her.

          1. I mean, I find it kind of weird that you’d be attracted to women that are the closest thing possible to a man and be a lesbian

      2. There is plenty of good free lesbian porn with hot chicks available a click away.

    7. There are a couple of “woulds” in there.

      1. There are a couple of “woulds” in there.

        And strangely enough, each paired up with a very masculine-looking woman.

        I wonder why that is.

        1. I used to bartend at a place owned by a lesbian so naturally, there would be 10-20 there at all times (not including nights when they’d basically take the place over). In almost every couple, there was a fem and a dom. One looked like the girl next door and the other looked like your high school football coach. One assumes the masculine role and one if the feminine. Sidebar, several of the feminine ones hit on me and other guys when they were drunk and had been married at least once. I told a coworker that they were probably just mad at men and wanted to try something different. They disagreed and said i was sexist. Oddly enough, all the ones I’d pegged as experimentals are now back with men.

  4. Bill’s probably got a point, but he’s really just taunting Republicans here. Johnson’s famous quip lives on.

  5. “The African American heavy states already voted in the primary, right?? We can stop pretending we care about them now, right??”

  6. (pours bourbon, pops popcorn)

    1. (pours Canadian whiskey, opens package of whole, natural almonds)

      *sits down next to you*

      1. (pours proper whisky, reaches for bag of week old flaming hot cheese snacks)

        *unzips pants and farts*

          1. “We doing this thing or what?”

              1. It’s your friend.

        1. (pours Glenlivet, reaches for bag of weed & bong)
          *sprawls on couch and counter-farts

          1. Hold the scotch, pass the bowl.

        2. Pours a Japanese whisky.

          *Already nude*

        3. (pours a glass of Michigan cherry wine, and opens a bag of chocolate chips)
          *falls asleep*

          1. (pours a glass of water, and gets some carrot sticks)

            *SIGH*

            heart defects suck

            1. (Smokes some bath salts, opens bag of fatback)

              *turns television to COPS, watches in underwear

  7. Hillary has said previously that she regrets referring to some black males as superpredators.

    Did anyone else laugh when they read this? What the hell.

    1. I’m picturing an army of Carl Weathers causing havoc in inner-cities.

    2. Hey, Illegal Alien vs Superpredator was a damn good movie.

      1. THREADWINNER!

    3. Isn’t ‘superpredator’ a synonym for “CrustyPredator”?

      1. As in “a predator of Crustys”? Because that is too terrifying a concept to contemplate.

  8. is it wrong that I get some perverse pleasure from this?

    1. No i definitely rubbed one out.

  9. First black president taking members of his own race to task? He’s like a modern day Bill Cosby in that respect.

      1. burrrrrn

      1. There are many reasons why UGCC is Notorious.

        Quick on the draw is one such reason.

        1. Yes, very quick to HAMFISTEDLY RUIN MY SUBTLE JOKE.

    1. It’s funny, you crack wise about this, but the first thing I thought of was Jesse Jackson’s famously critical remarks about the black community.

  10. Bill is like Charles II with his queen…he’s not loyal enough to her to keep his wedding vows, but he’s loyal enough to defend her in the political arena.

    1. “I don’t agree with what you are saying, you outrageous conniving bitch, but I will, because I am obligated and I cheated on you with a Jewish harlot, defend your right to say it.”

    2. Excellent!

    3. Not sure about that at all. I don’t know if Bill is so eager to jump back into the White House and play First Husband. This is a guy who is still carrying on affairs and knows he will have a spotlight on him in the White House.

      Bill may be following a script and saying things Hillary can’t – going after Obama, going after BLM to win over more centrist Dems. Or, he may just be off the reservation.

    4. ….but he’s loyal enough to defend her in the political arena.

      Bills best defense in said arena would be to just shut up….he’s not doing her any favors at all!

      1. Dems like Bill far more than they like Herself. And he’s far better on the stump. Bill actually believes it when he’s lying to you. Hillary knows she’s lying and suspects that you do, too.

        1. ^ This.

  11. Pretty clumsy wording from Bill, but his point is accurate.

    During his presidency black leaders said they wanted more police protection, now they are complaining about getting exactly what they asked for. OK, that’s understandable, but both then and now the reason was/is “whitey is racist”. It was barely true then and it’s even less true now. BLM deserved the verbal beatdown because they’re either stupid children or blatant racists, I’ll let them choose which.

    1. The same is true about the disproportional sentencing between crack and coke offenses. Black leadership demanded those tough sentences. 20 years later the difference was explained to be racially motivated.

    2. There are also a lot of different black leaders now. But I agree, he does have a point. There are some really negative parts of black culture, but BLM doesn’t want to deal with that part of the problem with relations between police and black people.

    1. This is always been the Clinton’s modus operandi. When they’re in trouble they find a black to whip in the Public Square.

  12. Whether Clinton’s remarks will damage his wife’s outreach efforts to Black Lives Matter remains to be seen.

    No.

    1. Remember that the Congressional Black Caucus backed HRC in 2008 but switched late in the game when Obama starting pulling ahead.

      1. I suppose if Obama decides to run for a third term, this might be an issue. But I strongly suspect everyone will line up behind the First Black President’s wife.

  13. What I most remember about Bill Clinton is out of control Stormtrooping Jackbooted SS Federal LEA’s DEA, BATF, FBI, etc., the rise of the para-militarization of said agencies, and his War on the 2nd Amendment. That is Clinton’s Legacy.

    1. But being white and Christian, everyone at Ruby Ridge and in the Koresh compound deserved it. Or so I was assured by my left-wing friends.

  14. This is an even more jucy clinton story that came out today:
    http://observer.com/2016/04/pa…..onnection/

    Panama Papers Reveal Clinton’s Kremlin Connection

    1. I hope Podesta burns over that.

      1. Doubtful, it’s not exactly a scandal that lobbyists lobby, nor that they often lobby for assholes.

  15. When he is right, he is right. I think he wants to be Trumps VP pick

  16. It may well be that Mr. Clinton rehearsed his spontaneous and indignant remarks in anticipation of being heckled by BLM, so he was able to whip out those zingers as soon as they confronted him.

    Mr. Clinton is just that calculating.

    But coming from someone else, these remarks would seem spontaneous and from the heart – by gum, if someone’s trying to heckle you, you heckle them back.

  17. Well since these Black Lives Matter people do sometimes defend actual criminals and portray them as innocent, that’s inevitable since to them innocent=black.

    It was funny at the end when he said “that’s not true” to some protester and you hear someone woman screech like she’d been stabbed.

    1. Yeah, I don’t know about the superpredator thing, but what he said is not really an invalid criticism of BLM.

      1. I think this guy is the Superpredator.

        I think Spiderman had to take him down. Or was it Batman?

    2. You know who else screeched at people?

      1. My Mom?

  18. “I don’t know how you would characterize the gang leaders who got 13-year-old kids hopped up on crack and sent them on down the street to murder other African American children,” said Clinton. “Maybe you thought they were good citizens, she didn’t. [Hillary] didn’t. You are defending the people who kill the lives you say matter. Tell the truth.”

    This pisses me to n end. There is a reason that people are out on the streets practicing Agorism. It’s because of failed economic policies enacted by people like the Clintons.
    FUCK THEM !!!

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