Democrats need to step up with a big and effective anti-crime program now, or the GOP will eat their lunch next year. Americans deserve to be safe in their homes and communities.
Bill Clinton famously put 100,000 new cops on the streets nationwide, an action that de-fanged Republicans who claimed Democrats were "soft on crime." So far, nothing the Biden administration has done comes even close.
As a result, Republicans are highlighting rising crime rates
around the country (often tied to local increases in homelessness), blaming it on Democratic mayors and the politically suicidal "defund the police" rhetoric from folks fed up with police killings of unarmed Black people.
If Democrats in general, and President Biden in particular, don't take this opportunity to show real leadership on the crime issue, they could be in a world of hurt in November 2022.
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