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Democratic candidates: Spare us the hypocrisy on criminal justice

Teresa Cosby

The last two Democratic debates were exercises in hypocrisy, Teresa Cosby, associate professor of politics and international affairs, wrote in an op-ed in the Charleston Post and Courier. Tom, Pete, Amy, Joe and most of all Bernie had no right to point fingers at Michael Bloomberg and his “stop-and-frisk” policies during his 16 years as mayor of New York, she wrote. Only one candidate had a clean record.

Last updated February 28, 2020
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