This story is the perfect measuring tool to measure just how deep the rot goes after 8 years of Obama. The Forest Hill high school band in Mississippi gave a halftime presentation that was so horrifying, it went viral.
The performance was created after a real-life incident that took place on Sept 29. Brookhaven Patrolman James White, 35 and Corporal Zack Moak, 31, received a 5 am call of shots fired and responded. Heartbreakingly it turned out to be a fatal call. Both officers were shot and killed by a 25-year old Marquis Flowers. The shooter himself was shot by one of the officers but lives and is currently hospitalized.
There is a lot of information out there about Flowers and the record of bad crap he has on himself that now includes being a cop killer, at 25 years old. The thing is, he doesn’t deserve to be talked about or given any sort of attention because he’s scum. However, the Forest Hill high school band apparently had different thoughts and decided to use their halftime show to send some sort of message.
During their halftime show, they recreated a scene where the band members, all students, dressed up like nurses, doctors, and police officers, and together simulated their version of a shooting of two SWAT officers.
As sickening as it is to even imagine America’s youth doing this, it happened.
This is unacceptable in a civilized society. Someone should be held accountable. https://t.co/hq3hJnj4xA
— Phil Bryant (@PhilBryantMS) October 6, 2018
“Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant tweeted, “This is unacceptable in a civilized society. Someone should be held accountable.”
“Brookhaven Mayor Joe Cox apologized for the presentation and said the Forest Hill band director has been placed on administrative leave pending the investigation.”
“On Saturday, Jackson Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Errick L. Greene released a statement:”
“On behalf of the Jackson Public School (JPS) District, I want to offer my deep and sincere apologies for the performance by the Forest Hill High School band during Friday’s football half-time show in Brookhaven. Based loosely on the movie, “John Q,” the band’s performance depicted a hostage scene that included toy guns. JPS has a great deal of respect and appreciation for our law enforcement partners. The band’s performance does not depict the values and people in our community, and was incredibly insensitive to the students, families, law enforcement officials and the entire Brookhaven community. For this we sincerely apologize to all, and we pledge to do better in the future. We have taken some initial actions in response to this matter, and you have my commitment that we will investigate it fully and take additional appropriate action with respect to procedures and personnel.”
The Brookhaven School District fully supports our local law enforcement. The halftime show performed by the visiting…
“What in the name of God is going on in this city? The Band Leader allegedly creates the themes for the bands ‘performances’ and whoever this is clearly lacks any sense of morality or empathy and the fact that he/she is leading these high school students is unfathomable. It is just as disturbing that none of these students refused to participate and that their parents who must have known did or said anything to stop this madness!,” Blue Lives Matter National Spokesman Randy Sutton said in a report.”
“Besides that, whoever is responsible needs to be fired, the mere fact that this took place or was even dreamed up in the first place reveals the lack of humanity and empathy that many people have demonstrated towards the families and loved ones of two men who sacrificed their lives for these very same cretins who are pictured here. Disgusting,” Sutton added.”
It’s such a sad situation, and for it to be handled by this band in such a horrific manner is heartbreaking to witness. Our men and women in blue leave their homes every day making sure they say their goodbyes and give their hugs to their families, just in case it will be the last farewell they give. Can you imagine living such a lifestyle? These two officers are heroes and all police deserve so much better than what this high school band depicted during the halftime show.
Greater words were shared by their Chief:
“We answer those calls many times, and nothing ever happens. One hundred times — just that one time is all it takes. Two heroes lost their lives this morning. They are in the presence of Jesus right now,” Chief Kenneth Collins said at the time. “I want the families to know that we’re going to keep on doing what we do, in Jesus’ name,” Chief Collins said.
After a photo made its rounds on social media of Forest Hill High School band’s halftime show at Brookhaven High School last night, a video clip has now surfaced on Facebook, without audio.
— C.J. LeMaster (@CJLeMaster) October 6, 2018
Do you think this was a political stunt by the band director or students? If you were the parents of any one of these kids, what would be your response? We want to know what you think about this insensitive display by American youth and what you have to say to our two fallen officers. Share your thoughts with us in the comments!