The Black Lives Matter movement has been exposed as a dangerous extremist organization.
The group is now responsible for hundreds of riots across the country.
But NBA legend Charles Barkley just torched Black Lives Matter with one statement.
The country has been engulfed in unending riots for months due to the radical groups Antifa and Black Lives Matter.
BLM has been particularly dangerous because they’ve received mainstream appeal despite having an openly radical agenda.
The co-founders of the group have not been shy about their adherence to Marxism.
One of their goals is to defund the police and replace them with morality police that enforce their belief system, but they leave out that second part of the equation.
But people are slowly waking up to the extremism of BLM.
NBA Hall of Famer and TNT broadcaster Charles Barkley completely torched the idea of defunding the police.
Charles Barkley says defunding police is a ridiculous idea. “Who are black people supposed to call? The Ghostbusters?” pic.twitter.com/LlJQfLzxUq
— Clay Travis (@ClayTravis) September 25, 2020
Barkley’s point is bolstered by the Ferguson Effect, i.e. the phenomenon that violent crime goes up in high-crime neighborhoods when the police withdraw.
This was chronicled after the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, which sparked riots.
Sadly, the far-left tactic of sensationalizing any incident with the police is more common than ever.
And the consequences are bad for everyone, but particularly so for law-abiding citizens in high-crime areas.
Democrats have slowly toned down the “defund the police” rhetoric because it doesn’t poll well at all, but BLM radicals couldn’t care less.
Their goal is to tear down the American system, so chaos of any sort redounds to their benefit.
Barkley’s common sense reaction is a far cry from the antics of his colleague Kenny Smith, who shockingly walked off the set in solidarity with NBA players who boycotted a playoff game because alleged rapist Jacob Blake was shot by the police while resisting arrest and potentially attempting a kidnapping.
Barkley also commented on the Breonna Taylor case that has become a flashpoint for the left.
Taylor was tragically killed while the police were executing a search warrant in connection with a drug operation run by her ex-boyfriend.
Taylor’s current boyfriend supposedly did not hear the police announce themselves as they knocked on the door for almost a full minute.
When the cops burst inside, Taylor’s boyfriend shot at the cops and they returned fire, hitting Taylor.
Barkley highlighted the fact that her death was a tragedy, but the police were justified in executing their search warrant.
In a time when sports media personalities go along with whatever the left wants, it’s encouraging to see people go against the grain when the facts require them to do so.