Marc Sarnoff Is a Racist Idiot

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Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke calls out Miami City Commissioner Marc Sarnoff.

Marc Sarnoff kills me. A couple weeks ago, the city commissioner representing Miami's most affluent district appeared on Issues, Helen Ferre's program on WBPT-TV (Channel 2), to defend the police shootings of seven African-American males. This man was tripping. First, he came out saying how much he loves guns and supports the right to bear arms. Sarnoff even said he owns more than ten guns. Whom is he hunting? Whom is he scared of?

Then he began justifying why it is okay for a police officer to shoot first, and ask questions later. Following up on the seven shootings in black parts of the city since last summer, he told Ferre police officers are nervous when they pull people over in certain neighborhoods. He said he understood why they would shoot someone who ducked down in a car.

Sarnoff is the worst politician in Florida. He is even worse than former Gov. Bob Martinez and ex-Broward County Sheriff Nick Navarro, whom I tussled with when I was fighting for free speech in the 1990s. Even though I strongly disagreed with them, I still respected their opinions. That is not the case with Sarnoff.

I had to watch the show twice, because I could not believe what Sarnoff was saying. He is the Antichrist. Don't get me wrong. I understand Miami police have a difficult job going after the most violent criminals in our neighborhoods. Criminals who shoot police are dead wrong and should be taken off the streets. But Sarnoff is using good work by good officers to cover up the fatal mistakes being made by bad or inexperienced ones.

He is making it seem as though there is a war going on in Liberty City and Overtown. Sarnoff used props such as AK-47 banana and drum clips to make his case. Sarnoff said when a police officer drives up behind someone, pulls up their rap sheet, and sees a bunch of gun charges, the officer is going to feel scared.

He might even be justified in killing the suspect because his hand slips off the steering wheel. If that's the case, then why did the Miami Police Department go almost two years without shooting somebody when John Timoney was in charge?

And what happens to the rehabilitated guy who comes home from prison after serving ten years for a crime he committed when he was a 30-year-old? What if that individual, who is now 40 years old and doesn't possess any firearms, is coming home to his family from a late shift cleaning offices in downtown Miami when he gets pulled over?

In Sarnoff's opinion, it is okay for a cop to shoot that man when a hand slips off the wheel. That is wrong. People like Sarnoff don't deserve to hold office anywhere in the United States of America.

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19 comments
Reidwelch
Reidwelch

We do what we can.  Sarnoff had a cop, Jorge Gonzalez 2448, bust into my space and put a gun to my head, was going to shoot me, for removing Sarnoff's crop of signs from his sidewalk fence.

See at YouTube:

Sarnoff Signs #1

and also,

Reid Welch & Marc Sarnoff: the coconuts

Enjoy Miami's thug cops that Marc bosses around,

"Get Smart, get Reid"

Robert Reid Welch
Robert Reid Welch

Dearest Luther, I am the FIRST pal that Sarnoff ever made when he moved to Miami. I dumped him as a pal long ago...it was mutual. I am truth, and his is a protector of thugs and killer cops and worse. Sarnoff is a cowardly shill and liar.  http://www.cyclingforums.com/f...

BONA7902
BONA7902

AS A BLACK MAN,,,I[D FEEL SAFER IN LIBYA. I'LL TAKE MY CHANCES WITH GHADAFI.

Lukeisafraud
Lukeisafraud

It takes a racist to spot a racist doesnt it Luke?

Conflict of interest much?
Conflict of interest much?

Uncle Luke should be looking into Marc Sarnoff's close ties to lobbyists. Sarnoff helps his lobbyist friend Steve Marin obtain City contracts. Federal investigation is needed.

Cull the herd
Cull the herd

Personally I want the police to be safe. Too many criminals have too many guns. If some mother is too stupid to teach her son not to shoot at cops then she is an idiot.

That being said, Sarnoff is a jackass.

Greg
Greg

Two names that you need to remember, Luther Campbell: Roger Castillo and Amanda Haworth. They're two examples of what happens when the bad guys get the drop on cops. I guess I could go ahead and try to make that shooting all about race because Simms was black and the two officers were white, but of course, we all know it never works that way, now does it? At least for guys like you.

Grow up, Luther. It isn't the 80's or the even the 90's. You're too old to be acting the punk...it just makes you look silly.

Mr. Mayor? Ha. Don't make me laugh.

fred
fred

If you want to see the racism that is Sarnoff, look no further than his own neighborhood. He signed off on having affordable housing torn down in the West Grove in the name of development. No development. There are just empty lots with "for sale" signs along Grand Ave. where families with kids that belonged to our community once lived. Where did they go? What does he care. They didn't fit into his socioeconomic (read "white") plan for "his" town of Coconut Grove.

Al Sharpton
Al Sharpton

Luke, What nearly everyone missed was how Sarnoff, while describing the multiple police shootings, failed to recount his very own "shootings" ... three to be exact, as a deputy sheriff at the Hillsborough County Police Dept.

What, you haven't heard of Marc's heroics when he allegedly was involved in not one, not two, but THREE separate shootings while he was " a senior in college in Tampa on a swimming scholarship" ??? Isn't that what you stated on several video taped interviews commissioner?

This guy is a real sick piece of shit. Why hasn't a single news media outlet reported on his pathological lying? All it would take is someone to inquire with the FDLE regarding Marc Sarnoff tall tales.

I already did... Marc Sarnoff NEVER, EVER discharged his weapon!

Luke, you're right about one thing... Sarnoff has no love for African Americans.

KingChiefGator
KingChiefGator

And yet here you are recalling the honest Mayor who's police department has been sterling in comparison to the city of Miami...nicely done Luke.

VOTE NO

ShootFromTheHip
ShootFromTheHip

Sorry, 'worst politician in Florida' goes to either Rubio or Scott, if just because they have a lot more power.

Ten guns is excessive. Guns get stolen and used in crimes.

ajooia
ajooia

Hey blah blah, Luke is not picking on Sarnoff for owning guns, he is picking on Sarnoff for being a hypocritical prick. Although you may not like it, we have laws in this country that protect even criminals. Police can't just shoot anyone they please. If that is the type of country you want, there is an island about 90 miles off Key West where the police arrest and shoot you when you disagree with the government. Perhaps you like their form of government better.

Jojo
Jojo

blah blah blah - quit picking on Marc Sarnoff because he owns 10 guns. last i checked, there's no limit on the number of guns a person can own. why don't you focus on the inherent problems of the black community in Miami? it's a disaster and all the money thrown at it ain't fixin it.

nevernot
nevernot

No, we're recalling an unethical crook and one of his henchwomen. There's no need to recall Sarnoff, the SEC is in town with the FBI and FDLE getting ready to arrest his sorry ass.

RECALL THE BUMS

nevernot
nevernot

The inherent problems with the city of Miami is we have racist unethical thieves bent on enriching their friends and campaign donors on the taxpayer's dime in positions of power like Marc "Commissioner Ethics" Sarnoff. This man is actively robbing the CRA funds, intended to redevelop the same communities the police are mowing down blacks in, and transferring the funds to his buddies at Fuel Advertising, the people coating entire sides of buildings with illegal grotesque advertisements. Educate yourself on who your speaking for before you look like an even bigger fool.

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