As far as I’m concerned, the nation of Israel is usually unfairly maligned. However, Sheriff Scott Israel really does give Israel a bad name.
As far as I’m concerned, Israel is unfairly maligned, especially on the Left and in the media (but I repeat myself). The sole classically liberal representative democracy in the Middle East is constantly compared unfavorably to neighboring nations and territories. Considering that these neighbors are almost exclusively anti-semitic, anti-American, anti-Christian, misogynistic, homophobic, and generally mired in unpleasant behaviors such as child abuse, cousin marriage, wife beating, etc., I consider the negative coverage of Israel extremely unfair.
However, occasionally, something comes along that really does give Israel a bad name. Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you Sheriff Scott Israel, of the Broward County Sheriff’s Department, one of the most delusional public servants ever:
Somehow it seems apropos that Israel was a fervent Obama and Hillary supporter. It’s a reminder that being in law enforcement does not automatically mean that someone is politically conservative (something that used to be the case). Much like the sheriff in Marin County, it’s pretty clear that Israel doesn’t like the Second Amendment. However, unlike the sheriff in Marin County, who seems to be competent (although he’s never been tested), Israel is a buffoon and a blowhard.
For those of you who don’t have the time to listen to the interview, here are a few highlights explaining just how the Sheriff manages to give “Israel” a bad name. As you read them, ask yourself whether this man is (a) disconnected from reality and (b) under increasing stress, meaning that (c) he ought to be closely monitored for the safety of those around him: [Read more…]