Stacia Hylton, former director of the U.S. Marshals Service, described the “defund the police” campaign pushed by Democrats and the left as an opening for organized crime, offering her remarks on Tuesday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow.
Hylton warned that self-censorship on matters of politics prevents Americans from engaging in productive discourse towards understanding and addressing social and economic issues.
“I think people are getting very conflicted in a moment where we’ve developed these racial tensions,” Hylton said. “They’re getting very conflicted on whether to speak or not speak because they’re going to get identified as left or right, so to speak, instead of what’s right or what’s wrong.”
Hylton continued, “I think that political charge behind this — which is a dynamic that’s kind of been creating this divide — it’s kind of forcing people to be quiet, you know. And I think that we