American Thinker: Despite Chicago’s horrible track record of failing to protect the lives of blacks, the police chief of Chicago, Eddie Johnson, boycotted a national police convention in Chicago supposedly because of Trump’s bad values.
Trump fired back, saying:
Last year 565 people were murdered in Chicago. Since Eddie Johnson has been police chief more than 1,500 people have been murdered in Chicago and 13,067 people have been shot.
To put that in perspective, from 2016 to 2018, a total of 48 Americans died in Afghanistan. The number of Americans wounded in that same period isn’t readily available; however, the ratio of killed to wounded in Afghanistan was about 1 to 10 from 2001 to 2014, so a reasonable estimate would be roughly 500 Americans wounded in the same three years in Afghanistan. read more