Rep. Tlaib Calls For Ending ‘Policing, Incarceration, And Militarization’, Instantly Backfires

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Rep. Rashida Tlaib thinks that the shooting death of Minnesota resident Daunte Wright “wasn’t an accident” despite what the Brooklyn Center police chief announced on Monday at a press conference, where body cam footage suggests the officer involved mistook her gun for a Taser.

And now the representative from Michigan is calling for the end of “policing, incarceration, and militarization.”

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“It wasn’t an accident. Policing in our country is inherently & intentionally racist,” Rep. Tlaib tweeted. “Daunte Wright was met with aggression & violence. I am done with those who condone government funded murder.”

“No more policing, incarceration, and militarization. It can’t be reformed,” she concluded.

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Tlaib faced immediate backlash as her tweet circulated.

Here are some of the most highly-engaged responses: