DURHAM – Many Democrat-run cities across the nation adopted the ‘Defund’ language when it came to the anti-police movement fueled by Black Lives Matter Inc and Antifa and other radical Leftists groups. Many of those same cities, though, quickly came to realize that actually reducing law enforcement was, let’s say, problematic.
Now, one of North Carolina’s wokest cities, Durham, is deciding to clean up the streets. Literally. The Durham City Council voted to end their special allowances for social justice warriors, and will remove the giant ‘DEFUND’ paintings on streets outside the Durham Police Department.
“[…] Normally the city would immediately remove graffiti, but Durham officials allowed the “DEFUND” sign to stay in place.
At a work session Thursday, the city council unanimously agreed to remove the painting. The city will also remove the word “FUND” painted on the road in front of the Health and Human Services Building on Main Street.”
Durham Mayor Steve Schewel said in a statement Friday that he supported leaving the signs in place for a while but agrees the time has come clear them out of public places. Does that mean the focus on ‘Defunding’ the police is waning? Maybe; maybe not. The council said the signs and paintings would be removed “later this month, or in July.”
At current news cycle speeds, that’s more than enough time for some agit-prop to resurface and animate mobs of anti-police protesters all over again.