The Left loves to say that if you just cooperate with criminals, everything will be fine. Clerk Shot, Seriously Injured At Roxbury Convenience Store.
But that is either a lie, or the Left is hopelessly naive.
Police who reviewed the store surveillance video said Siam did everything the gunman requested, but that didn’t save him from getting shot in the head execution style.
Cooperation with criminals is a strategy for dealing with a violent encounter. Of course violent criminals don’t stop being violent criminals because of anything you are or are not doing.
In a related story, Boston’s Mayor says “Just say no to violence,” Or something guaranteed to be about as successful. ‘The violence in our city needs to stop,’ says Boston Mayor Marty Walsh says about shootings, homicides
“Someone committing a crime like this makes a choice, a choice to inflict pain and suffering on a fellow human being, and continue the violence and trauma in their community. They need to be held accountable,” Walsh said.
While I agree with some of that, Mayor Walsh, first they need to be arrested.
I don’t think that cooperation is a particularly good strategy, but in Boston, Massachusetts, what choice do you have? Which I suppose is one of the many reasons that I don’t live in Massachusetts.