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Leftist-controlled San Jose policeman examines the handiwork of his antifa buddies.
Whether it was at Berkeley in California or Charlottesville in Virginia, the last two years saw countless examples of extremely bad, biased, and downright dangerous policing in America, as local police forces controlled by Leftist local governments colluded with antifa thugs to create violence against Trump supporters and other Dissident Rightists. 

Now it looks like the legal chickens are coming home to roost after a group of Trump supporters endangered by the callous actions of the San Jose police force in 2016 were given the green light to pursue their case for damages in the courts:

As reported by the Mercury News:

An appeals court on Friday said Donald Trump supporters can move ahead with a lawsuit claiming San Jose police forced them to walk from a 2016 campaign rally into a mob of violent protesters who assaulted them while the officers stood by.

The city had argued the case should be dismissed because the officers enjoy “qualified immunity” from liability in doing their jobs.

But a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a district court ruling last year in favor of more than a dozen rally attendees who alleged the officers violated their civil rights.

“We find the officers violated clearly established rights and are not entitled to qualified immunity at this stage of the proceedings,” said the opinion by Judge Dorothy W. Nelson, joined by judges Andrew J. Kleinfeld and William A. Fletcher.

The Trump supporters allege that the officers increased their danger by pushing them into a crowd of violent protesters and that they acted with deliberate indifference to that danger. 

This is exactly what happened in countless incidents around the country, most noticeably at the "Unite the Right" Rally in Charlottesville last August, and will serve as a useful precedent for people who suffered from police action there to push their own claims for damages. 

In the San Jose case, the court ruled that the seven named police officers will be personally liable if the case succeeds rather than the city itself, which may lead officers in cases like this to spill the beans on their political masters.

The price of eggs just went up.

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