With great fanfare, the White House was aglow in rainbow colors hours after last year’s Supreme Court decision affirming gay marriage.
The White House has also taken on a pink hue for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
This is all well and good, but when the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association asked the Obama Administration to light the White House blue in honor of the five Dallas police officers executed last week, they passed.
When asked about it yesterday, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest tersely said, “That’s not something that we plan to do at this point.”
By contrast, Texas Governor Greg Abbott ordered the Governor’s Mansion be lit in blue in honor of the fallen officers.
Of course, this should come as no surprise. Police get the Israel treatment from the Obama Administration. Oh, President Obama and his cabinet will pay lip service to police officers, but when asked to do something that is meaningful to the families of those officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty, it is not a priority. For most on the Left, the police are viewed as an oppressor and a symbol of racism. To honor them would be to not only alienate their political base, but to violate a deeply held contempt for the men and women in blue.
As long as the police have an Alinskyite target on their back they will get no love or legitimacy from the Obama Administration.