The senseless murder of a 25-year-old man walking his dog near his home in Philadelphia has shocked the nation. And now, as details emerge, a much-needed spotlight may soon shine on the dangers to society posed by the movement to “end mass incarceration” championed by progressive, George Soros-funded district attorneys in cities across the nation.
Let Loose to Kill
Davis L. Josephus, 20, one of two suspects arrested for the Jan. 6 slaying, had been set free from police custody on bail on another violent charge just two weeks earlier. Philadelphia is home to Larry Krasner, perhaps the most radical district attorney in America. Here’s what we wrote about him in 2019:
“Krasner had zero prosecutorial experience when he ran as the ‘most progressive’ candidate in the 2017 Philly DA Democratic field. He promised to ‘end mass incarceration,’ ‘stop pursuing death sentences,’ and ‘protect immigrants.’ Krasner’s victory was ensured when George Soros funded his campaign to the tune of $1.5 million.”
High-profile 2016 and 2020 Democratic Party presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) was among those hailing Krasner’s victory, calling it “an important step forward in the fight to reform a very broken criminal justice system.”
Krasner immediately set about attempting to change the process of law enforcement in Philadelphia. In Feb. 2019, The Inquirer reported:
“One year ago, Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner announced that his office would no longer seek money ba...