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Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Florida sheriff blasts Al Sharpton over rally: 'Go back to New York. Mind your own business'

A Florida sheriff on Monday responded to sharp criticism from the Rev. Al Sharpton for not arresting a white man who shot and killed an unarmed black man during a parking lot dispute last month.

Sharpton criticized Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri at a Sunday rally for Markeis McGlockton.

McGlockton was shot on July 19 by Michael Drejka in Clearwater, according to FOX13 Tampa Bay. Drekja told deputies he feared for his life and police at the time shot not to arrest him, citing the state’s “Stand Your Ground” law.

“This case should not be tried in a parking lot of a convenience store,” Sharpton said. “It should be tried in a courtroom.”

Gualtieri was asked about Sharpton’s comments Monday during a press conference for an unrelated investigation.

“It's a bunch of rhetoric. I don't pay much attention to it, to tell you the truth. I wasn't there, and I don't really care what Al Sharpton has to say,” Gualtieri said. “Go back to New York. Mind your own business.”



Anonymous said...

This IS Sharptons business....Race baiting and rabble rousing.

Anonymous said...

Perfect that piece of -hit needs hear that everyone is tired of his bs

Obama Crooked Bastardo said...

I thought Sharpton was gonna be in Baltimore, where the 7 yr girl died from gunshots while siting in the back of vehicke, while her mom was doing the drug deal that went bad. Oh, I forgot, it was black on black crime - nothing interesting there for Crooked "Reverend" Sharpton. BTW, did he pay the millions of dollars he owes in taxes yet? Why isn't he in jail? Getting rich by ripping off poor black folks for many years and pretending like he really cares. SMH.

Anonymous said...

4:22 you would think but blacks lives DON'T matter unless they can make it racial. A little girl having her brains blown out caught in the crossfire means nothing to them. They won't even call this dead thug a thug. They have sunk so low it's disgusting and if they have an ounce of moral blood in them they would be ashamed.