President-elect Joe Biden and future VP Kamala Harris are being accused of “gaslighting” for claiming a double standard by cops in how they handled the US Capitol protest.
Biden and Harris said Thursday that police would have been more aggressive in quelling Wednesday’s unrest had it been a Black Lives Matter protest instead of supporters of President Trump.
Biden went so far as to call it “totally unacceptable” that DC cops used kid gloves, allowing the rioters to breach the Capitol.
“This is complete nonsense,” conservative writer AG Hamilton said of the claim on Twitter.
“It’s gaslighting that requires ignoring what we actually witnessed on a nightly basis last summer.,” Hamilton said, referring to widespread anti-police protests last year.
Podcast host Allie Beth Stuckey tweeted that the comments by the incoming president and vice president only further inflame racial tensions in the country.
She took particular aim at Harris.
“They really just know how to make everything so much