For the left, Jamiel Shaw Sr. is a walking nightmare.
He’s a black man who’s lost his son to exactly the kind of illegal immigrant crime that liberal policies make so prevalent in the United States.
And he’s not afraid to speak truth to power — especially to the leader of one of country’s most notorious sanctuary cities.
In an appearance on “Fox & Friends” Friday, Shaw made no bones about his case against Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, a woman who made national headlines last month by warning illegal immigrants in her city that a raid was coming by agents from Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
“You know, it was just disgusting,” Shaw told host Steve Doocy. “Her job is to protect the citizens, the American citizens, you know. And for her to take a stand like that, she’s allowing Americans to be murdered.”
Those are the kinds of facts Democrats have to defend against. It’s a job they don’t mind doing when the accusers are white men — like Attorney General Jeff Sessions or President Donald Trump. Then the liberals can scream “racism” and try to avoid the argument all together.
But when the accusing finger is being pointed by a man like Jamiel Shaw Sr., it’s not so easy.
That’s because there is no Jamiel Shaw Jr. living anymore. The boy died when he was only 17, shot to death by an illegal immigrant from Mexico in 2008.
Shaw Sr. knows the kind of toll illegal immigrant crime is taking on communities in America, particularly low-income black and Hispanic communities.
And he knows how it hurts crime victims and their families when officials like Schaaf help illegals avoid the law.
“She has blood on her hands because she could have easily just let them go into the jail system and capture those criminals,” Shaw told Doocy. “But she allowed them to come out, and then for people to be murdered and raped and robbed and identity theft. That’s all on her and people like her.”
Check out Shaw’s “Fox & Friends” appearance here.
Liberals, of course, lionize Schaaf. The New York Times published a flattering profile of the mayor, and noted that the friction with Trump’s ICE agents and the Justice Department could only help her re-election bid in the progressive city.
But Shaw and parents of Americans who’ve been victimized or killed by illegal aliens think Schaaf should be prosecuted for helping illegals who make victims of American citizens, according to Fox News.
In Friday’s interview, Shaw tied the subject into the current hysteria over school safety sweeping the country after the Parkland, Florida, school shooting on Feb. 14. He said new gun laws aren’t the answer the country needs.
“Right now, you’re hearing everybody demanding to be safe in their schools and their communities,” he said. “When our kids are murdered, and we demand to be safe, we’re all racists and bigots, and because Trump supports us, we’re all bad people.
“The guy who killed my son was on his third gun charge!” he exclaimed. “But they don’t care if illegal aliens carry guns and kill our kids.”
He also mocked House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, who used her weekly news conference Thursday to complain that the eight prototypes of a border wall between the United States and Mexico are all too big, according to The Washington Times.
“She’s crazy anyway, Nany Pelosi is,” Shaw said. “If they would have had a wall like that, maybe the people who brought their illegal alien son over her to murder my son, it would never happen. But I guarantee you, if someone in her family was murdered by an illegal, I guarantee you should would go hog-wild, building a wall to the moon if she had to.”
Now, calling Nancy Pelosi “crazy” is really speaking truth to liberal power. And it’s why a man like Jamiel Shaw Sr. is a walking nightmare for the left.
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