The killer of former police officer David Dorn, who died defending a small business from BLM rioters in 2020, was convicted of his crimes nearly two years after Dorn’s death. In response, his wife, Ann Dorn, has written a heart-wrenching op-ed both eulogizing her heroic husband and slamming those who paved the way for BLM’s violence and lawlessness. She writes on Fox News:
In the early hours of June 2, 2020, David got the call that multiple alarms had been tripped and someone was in the pawn shop. He went to check on the shop, knowing that the city was consumed by violence and chaos.
When he arrived at the shop, David confronted a few of the rioters outside, one of whom was a man named Stephan Cannon. David told them it wasn’t worth it, that there was little of value in the shop that wasn’t tightly locked up. Moments later Cannon shot David in the chest. He bled out on the sidewalk. A third rioter live-streamed the entire incident, and we later learned that one of the many viewers who watched David’s murder unfold was David’s eldest grandson.
David became a cop because when he was a little boy he wanted to be a superhero. And he was a superhero. But if real life superheroes exist, so do supervillains. Those supervillains are people like the man who killed my husband. They are people like billionaire George Soros, who use their power and influence to promote extremist politics and fan the flames of division. They are people like Vice President Kamala Harris, who raised money for the rioters’ bail funds, and the CEOs of prominent companies who blindly gave their support and money to this. If a foreign organization were tied to nationwide rioting in the U.S., we’d probably call it a terrorist organization.
David didn’t agree with or support Black Lives Matter. He never understood Black Lives Matter, because it never actually did anything to help Black lives. The same year David was killed, over a dozen children were shot in St. Louis, and never once did Black Lives Matter show up. Their lives mattered. Fifty-five businesses were looted or destroyed the night David was murdered, many of them Black-owned. Their livelihoods mattered. My husband was a Black man who selflessly served his community for over 40 years. His life mattered.
Ultimately, David was murdered because the people who are supposed to protect our streets — active-duty police officers — were ordered not to do their jobs. It is clear that the anti-law enforcement sentiment that has been fueled in this country by Democrat and left-wing activist rhetoric has gone too far. Yes, there are bad cops out there, but addressing bad policing by ordering no policing at all is not a solution. It is extremist, it is dangerous, and it cost my husband his life.
Dorn isn’t the first widow of a police officer to point the finger at George Soros. Soros’s backing of radical progressive DAs around the country has turned big city law enforcement into a sad joke. In cities like LA, New York, San Francisco, and others, citizens are dying thanks to their involuntary participation in a failed social experiment that treats criminals like victims, and victims like collateral damage.
Action Line: Get out of cities. Move somewhere where they use the Miami model. Doesn’t law and order and low taxes sound great compared to what’s going on in America’s crime-infested big blue-blob cities? Begin your search for a new home with my Super States. And click here to sign up for my free monthly Survive & Thrive letter so we can keep in touch. I want to hear your story about moving to a Super State, so click here to contact me.
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