In the Modern Democratic Party, It’s Controversial to Say “All Lives Matter”

Red Millennial

I cannot believe what I see. In the Democratic Party, it is now controversial to say that all lives matter.

At a recent campaign event in Phoenix, Arizona, Democratic Presidential candidate O’Malley discussed police brutality and violence against African-Americans, a topic that has been at the forefront of American politics following the stories of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.

The candidate emphasized that all lives matter after a shout of “Black Lives Matter,” but the crowd was not impressed.

CNN-Several dozen demonstrators interrupted the former Maryland governor while he was speaking here at the Netroots Nation conference, a gathering of liberal activists, demanding that he address criminal justice and police brutality. When they shouted, “Black lives matter!” a rallying cry of protests that broke out after several black Americans were killed at the hands of police in recent months, O’Malley responded: “Black lives matter. White lives matter. All lives…

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