That’s right – as the Democratic Party of Virginia explains, below, “Today, Governor Youngkin’s Deputy Secretary for Public Safety used an anti-Semitic dog whistle. Wonder where she got that from…@GlennYoungkin.”
So the most “charitable” explanation is that Youngkin recklessly tosses around loaded, anti-Semitic and other nasty rhetoric for cynical political purposes. The least charitable explanation is that Youngkin actually believes this crap.
Meanwhile, this person (Maggie Cleary, who tweeted the 100% false claim that “Violent Crime will continue to rise as long as we have #Sorosfunded prosecutors who refuse to do their jobs”) is actually the Deputy Secretary of Public Safety for Gov. Glenn Youngkin, Scary. As for Fairfax Commonwealth’s Attorney Steve Descano, good job hitting back at Cleary’s “ridiculous claim,” noting that in Fairfax, “the murder rate is 75% lower than the entire Commonwealth’s.”
Also, good response by Norfolk Commonwealth’s Attorney Ramin Fatehi to this “Soros-funded” garbage. As Fatehi puts it, Cleary needs to “check your facts & dog whistles,” and that in fact, shootings are “up in your @VA_GOP prosecutor friends’ localities, too,” yet “I don’t see you scapegoating them.” Fascinating how that works…
Meanwhile, back in October 2021, Youngkin spewed this anti-Semitic-dog-whistle insanity:
“The present chaos in our schools lays squarely at the feet of 40-year politician Terry McAuliffe. It just does. But also at George Soros-backed allies, these allies that are in the left, liberal-progressive movement. They’ve inserted political operatives into our school system disguised as school boards.”
Critics might question whether this is antisemitic. Glenn Youngkin says “George Soros-backed allies” from the “left, liberal, progressive movement” have inserted operatives onto school boards. @wusa9 pic.twitter.com/vuQ0oOOoaa
— Bruce Leshan (@BruceLeshan) October 20, 2021