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Carson: Black Lives Matter Protesters Are 'Focused on the Wrong Targets'

Just one day after a sheriff in Houston, Texas was murdered by a black man, Black Lives Matters protesters urged violence against police officers at the Minnesota State Fair on Saturday by chanting “Pigs in a blanket, fry ‘em like bacon.”

GOP presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson's spokesperson Deana Bass did write an op-ed last Monday addressing the Black Lives Matter protesters. He started by writing “The ‘BlackLivesMatter’ movement is focused on the wrong targets, to the detriment of blacks who would like to see real change." He went on to write:

"Of course, the protesters are right that racial policing issues exist and some rotten policemen took actions that killed innocent people. Those actions were inexcusable and they should be prosecuted to deter such acts in the future.

But unjust treatment from police did not fill our inner cities with people who face growing hopelessness. Young men and women can’t find jobs. Parents don’t have the skills to compete in a modern job market…"

Photo: Michael Vadon

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