The Milwaukee district attorney who let the Waukesha, Wisconsin, suspect out on bail days before he allegedly used his red SUV to mow down dozens of people and kill six at the city’s annual Christmas parade is a pro-criminal-release leftist who said it was “guaranteed” someone he let off easy would kill someone someday.
“Is there going to be an individual I divert, or I put into [a] treatment program, who’s going to go out and kill somebody?” Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm flippantly admitted to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel in 2007. “You bet. Guaranteed. It’s guaranteed to happen. It does not invalidate the overall approach.”
The moral burden of that reality, however, was not enough to dissuade him from adopting a progressive approach