As Twitchy reported Friday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order to suspend Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel over his handling of the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, and Israel quickly responded by blaming the NRA (again).

A lot of people noticed that NPR’s tweet on the suspension sounded almost downcast.

It shouldn’t have taken a year of scrutiny for Israel to step down let alone be suspended, and he was lucky to have that long to hang on to his job. Plus, what’s this business about his deputies “responding” to the shooting? Guess that includes taking up defensive positions behind your cars while police from Coral Springs rushed in to try to rescue students.

Broward Sheriff’s Office Captain Jan Jordan, who gave police instructions to “stage” around the school, resigned in November.

Did anyone expect better from NPR?


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