Yep, Our Police State Isn’t Police State-y Enough

Now that Jeff Sessions is firmly ensconced in the DOJ, Donald of Orange wasted little time in issuing three executive orders intended to bolster the already prodigious powers of the police. That man, still unaccountably able to directly influence the lives of those under his domain despite his continuing mystification over how exactly running a country works

seeks to “define new federal crimes, and increase penalties for existing federal crimes, in order to prevent violence” against state and federal police.

Fully aware of the gross racial disparities in arrests and sentencing of African Americans, The Independent archly observed

The executive orders were signed during Black History Month.