Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Jr. declined an offer to serve at the Department of Homeland Security, prompting some critics of the outspoken conservative to wonder if one had ever been made.
His decision was a reversal of his previous acceptance of the offer to serve in the Office of Partnership and Engagement as a liaison to state, local and tribal law enforcement agencies.
Washington Post White House reporter and CNN political analyst Abby Phillip submitted proof that the offer was genuine, in the form of a tweeted copy of the letter from DHS.
But her proof raised more questions than they answered — primarily where was her head at when she tweeted the letter.
Here’s Phillip’s tweet — minus the attached letter:
For those wondering if Sheriff Clarke ever actually received a job offer, I’ve obtained a copy of the letter from DHS Human Resources pic.twitter.com/RIcZgDfThb
— Abby D. Phillip (@abbydphillip) June 18, 2017
The major problem with the letter is that the reporter neglected to redact Clarke’s home address — a big no-no, especially for law enforcement officers. One wondered if this was an invitation to egg Clarke’s home.
But wait. Is this Clarke’s address?
— ®Jonesing (@RJonesing) June 18, 2017
Wow. Are you really that big of a moron to include his address?
— Scott Atkins (@ScottFantasy) June 19, 2017
Why would you not redact his address?
— Sandy (@RightGlockMom) June 18, 2017
This person begged Phillip to delete her tweet, then retweet it with the address redacted.
Abby, please delete this and if you repost, please redact Sheriff’s mailing address. Very unprofessional of you to endanger him like this.
— Tamara Davis ? (@warriors_mom) June 18, 2017
But so far, it’s still intact. Both the body of the letter and Clarke’s address are difficult to make out, but they’re still there, which prompted out more critics shouting foul.
— Deplorable Mary E (@CarverCallie) June 19, 2017
You are an insufferable nitwit. You’re not a journalist. Partisan hack for the DNC. Embarrassing.
— Mitch Olson (@bizBrandbig) June 18, 2017
A liberal, meanwhile, seemed less impressed with having the sheriff’s address than something else mentioned in the letter.
aside from his address being front and center I am shocked that there is an ethics training within the Trump Administration to be had.
— william. (@willtbh) June 18, 2017
Even having his address, at least one person believed that egging Clarke’s residence would be a horrible idea.
I wouldnt go to his house and I certainly would not recommend you egg his house.
— House King (@AndrewKing06) June 18, 2017
And he’s probably right. Clarke isn’t someone you want to mess with.
Question: Will CNN bring up Phillip’s misstep during her next appearance on the network? Probably not.
Wake up right! Receive our free morning news blast HERE
DONATE TO BIZPAC REVIEW
Please help us! If you are fed up with letting radical big tech execs, phony fact-checkers, tyrannical liberals and a lying mainstream media have unprecedented power over your news please consider making a donation to BPR to help us fight them. Now is the time. Truth has never been more critical!
- ‘Act like a grownup’: Drunk driver sobs when she loses plea deal by coming 4 hours late to court - July 23, 2017
- ‘I would’ve fired her the day I met her’: Glenn Beck reveals more about Tomi Lahren mess - July 23, 2017
- Canadian thug beats 74-year-old cyclist bloody with a club in road rage fit– and they say US is more violent? - July 23, 2017
We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please click the ∨ icon below and to the right of that comment. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.