If you haven’t figured out that Marxists have completely taken over the Democrat Party and are now waging a cultural revolution against America, it’s time you started paying more attention because the evidence is all around us.
The latest battle in the war against our founding is being waged in St. Louis, where a couple is being prosecuted by a district attorney whose campaign was largely funded by the sedition-minded billionaire George Soros.
Their crime? Reliance on the Second Amendment and Missouri’s “Stand Your Ground” law to protect their home with guns from a large, threatening mob of Black Lives Matter protestors who broke down a fence and stormed into their private neighborhood last month.
The prosecutor, Kim Gardner, is charging Mark and Patricia McCloskey with unlawful uses of firearms, though the state statutes clearly empower homeowners to do just that if they are being threatened on their own property.
“It is illegal to wave weapons in a threatening manner — that is unlawful in the city of St. Louis,” Gardner said in a statement, adding she is recommending that the couple be made to do community service instead of pushing for jail time (they face four years in prison and a $10,000 fine).
Less than two weeks ago, police — acting on a search warrant obtained by Gardner — searched the McCloskey’s home and seized an AR-15 which he had used to keep the mob at bay.
In an interview with Fox News’ Tucker Carlson, Mark McCloskey was aghast and baffled by the “bizzaro” nature of the whole thing.
“It seems like the only person in the United States who thinks we did something wrong is our [city’s] circuit attorney. She is the same person that let out of jail everybody that was responsible for the looting and fires and destruction, following the George Floyd death, in the city of St. Louis,” McCloskey said.
It’s a totally upside-down world. The people who broke into my neighborhood were all trespassing,” he continued. The guy that recruited them, that planned this event, said the next day that he intended to break the law; that he needed to break laws in order to send his message.”
“None of those people are arrested. None of those people are charged,” McCloskey noted further. “The circuit attorney has apparently decided her job as a prosecutor isn’t to keep us safe from criminals but to keep the criminals safe from us.
“It’s a bizarro, upside-down world. I’ve been a little irritated by this process until today and now I am just flat out p**sed off. This has gotten to be outrageous,” McCloskey added.
The good news is, the McCloskeys have some powerful friends — including Missouri Gov. Mike Parsons (R) who helped write the ‘stand your ground’ law when he was still serving in the state Legislature.
Asked by a local talk radio host last week if he would consider pardoning the couple if they were charged and convicted, Parsons made clear his intent.
“Oh, by all means, I would and … I think that’s exactly what would happen,” he said.
“You know, right now, you know, that’s exactly what I feel. You don’t know until you hear all the facts and all that, but right now, if this is all about going after them because they did a lawful act, yeah, if that scenario ever happened, I don’t think they’re gonna spend any time in jail,” he added.
The state’s attorney general, Eric Schmitt, also said he will seek to have the charges dismissed.
“Enough is enough,” he said in a video message posted only a few hours after Gardner filed her charges. “A political prosecution such as this one would have a chilling effect on Missourians exercising the right to self defense.”