When you need something done, call a retired cop.
That's how Blue Light Friday at the White House came together last week. Unlike the lame duck occupant at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., I have little experience as a community organizer. So I asked retired New York Police Department officer John Cardillo if he could help me turn out his law enforcement friends, families and supporters to honor the fallen.
His one-word answer: "Yes."
Our mission: Bring a blue hue to the People's House in Washington, D.C. — in the wake of the Dallas and Baton Rouge police ambushes — since…
"After two days of tacking entirely left, Democrats finally tried to reach out Wednesday night to undecided voters -- and had to contend with Bernie Sanders Democrats who booed down former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and sought to interrupt VP candidate Tim Kaine and current VP Joe Biden with chants against the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.Those boos and interruptions were meaningful…[more]