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and the criminal justice system. It is long on reason and facts, and short
on appeals to emotion.
1) Progressive Left policies on crime (such as those embraced by Black Lives
Matter and most all Democrats) are based on a social justice hypothesis that
crime is a result of income disparity and racism.
2) There is no real-world evidence to support this hypothesis; it is based
entirely on social justice dogma.
3) There is ample real-world evidence the criminals are defined by a
predatory pathology. That they are driven by a desire to self-gratify (often
through violence) and have no regard for their victims. These traits are
very often inter-generational.
4) The left’s misguided insistence on treating criminal behavior as an issue
of racism and social inequality has led to billions of dollars being
squandered, and countless lives destroyed through the violence of criminals
who should have been locked up (or put down) but weren’t because
progressives believe that putting criminals in jail is mean and unfair.
Monopolized by the Left, academic research on crime gets almost everything
Long read but worth it: http://tinyurl.com/y768mr9x