Right-wing loudmouth Candace Owens weighed in on the recent killing of unarmed Black man George Floyd — telling her followers that he “was not an amazing person.”
“George Floyd was not an amazing person. George Floyd is being upheld as an amazing human being.”
And to make her point, she detailed his criminal history.
“Everyone is pretending that this man lived a heroic lifestyle,” she said. “We are embarrassing in that regard. Nobody wants to tell the truth in Black America. Our biggest problem is us. “I have no apologies to make. George Floyd is not my martyr. He can be yours.”
Owens did say that Floyd’s family did deserve justice during her heartless assessment of the deceased man.
“Not every Black American is a criminal. Not every Black American is committing crimes. But we are unique in that we are the only people that fight and scream and demand support for the people in our community that are up to no good. You would be hard-pressed to find a Jewish person who has spent five stints in prison, who commits a crime and dies while committing a crime and that the Jewish people demand justice for.”
She continued, “You would be hard-pressed to find this in white America — even in Latino America. What I am saying is not any defense for Derek Chauvin. The family of George Floyd deserves justice for the way that he died but I also am not going to accept the narrative that this is the best the Black community has to offer. For whatever reason it has become fashionable over the last five or six years for us to turn criminals into heroes overnight. It is something I find despicable.”