By: Diane Benjamin
See all previous stories: https://blnnews.com/2020/07/23/in-support-of-art-and-camille-taylor/
This incident had NOTHING to do with race – Art and Camille Taylor made it about race.
Not In Our Town jumped at the chance to accuse Trump supporters of racism. The entire video proves race played no part except to the Taylor’s. See previous stories for that video.
There is one redaction at least 10 minutes into the video that can’t be explained. Names were redacted, this spot makes no sense unless Art made a comment the City of Bloomington wanted to keep hidden.
It is evident early in the discussion that the vehicle parked in front of the Taylor’s house was not the right one. Everybody could have had a nice exchange or a good laugh about it, it is the Taylor’s who kept elevating the conversation and accusing neighbors of racism. At this point the neighbors – actually people around the corner and down the block – still did not know it was the Taylor’s house.
The officer did nothing wrong and really didn’t get a chance to say much. The Taylor’s were too busy claiming racism. This proves Art Taylor should resign from the Public Safety and Community Review Board. He sees everything as racist and isn’t capable of clear thoughtful conversations.
It is tough to be a Trump supporter. Their signs kept getting stolen and idiots harassed them in broad daylight. They were the victims, not the Taylors. If the Taylors do not apologize and anything happens at theneighbor’s homes, they should be held accountable.
Bloomington needs a Back the Blue rally. The police need to know most citizens understand we can not live in a civil society without them. Police need to know they are appreciated. Details later.