The no cash bail system Caroline is supporting has resulted in a HUGE crime wave in Santa Monica, mostly by repeat offenders.
Last Tuesday, Santa Monica City Council Woman Caroline Torosis delivered a scripted speech about cash bail. She said that she has "Seen first hand" how cash bail "destroys families." No she hasn't. She's reading from a script she didn't write.
Caroline Torosis said that cash bail "criminalizes poverty." No it doesn't. It criminalizes criminals.
Caroline Torosis said that cash bail resulted in "either below or similar to historical average" failure to appear in court. That is lawyer speak for "Cash bail decreases FTAs."
Caroline Torosis said that cash bail "Perpetuates inequity and injustice in our criminal legal system." No it doesn't. She just made that up. There is no evidence supporting that claim.
The no cash bail system Caroline is supporting has resulted in a HUGE crime wave in Santa Monica, mostly by repeat offenders. The script Caroline is reading from was created by morons with a track record like toilet paper.
Caroline also has a track record like toilet paper. She declared a state of emergency on homelessness in February, and then promptly took zero action. Now Santa Monica is about nine months into the "state of emergency on homelessness."
What has Caroline accomplished?
Santa Monica's homelessness crisis is getting obviously worse. Crime is going up. Residents and businesses are continuing to leave the city.
Watch the video of Caroline on Instagram. It's like watching a bad actor cold reading lines.
And then make sure you don't vote for Caroline or for anyone who thinks like her.