Fox News and right-wing nuts are screaming that there is a war on police officers being promoted by Progressive Media and organizations such as Black Lives Matter. The truth is the opposite. There are now less police officer killings on a percentage basis than ever. In fact, it’s safer being a police officer than a truck driver, farmer, construction worker, roofer, recyclable collector, or fisherman.

Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks, breaks it down.


K.J. McElrath is a former history and social studies teacher who has long maintained a keen interest in legal and social issues.