Giuliani’s Claim That Obama Launched Anti-Police ‘Propaganda’

Giuliani’s Claim That Obama Launched Anti-Police ‘Propaganda’

Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP)
Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP)

 

(The Washington Post) – Giuliani made headlines after his statement on Fox News, which he repeated the next day on CNN. His remarks were unusually sharp-edged, but he was not alone in making them; a handful of other current and former lawmakers took to the airwaves to denounce the “anti-cop rhetoric” that they said has spread after the fatal shooting of a teenager by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., in August.

That rhetoric, Giuliani and others said, led to the assassination-style killings of two New York Police Department officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos on Dec. 20.

Is Giuliani correct in saying that President Obama started a propaganda campaign four months ago that “everybody should hate the police”?

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