Police reform means reforming police unions and their contracts. There. I have just mentioned the unmentionable.
Public unions of all kinds are the biggest funders of the Democratic Party. Democratic politicians, but also many Republicans, are afraid to take them on. But if we really want to make policing better, open discussion about unions and union rules is essential.
Here is what President Obama told the press on July 10 during his meeting with Prime Minister Rajoy of Spain:
“Just as my hope would be that everybody involved in the Black Lives Matter movement,