Is James Comey a hero or a villain? | The Tylt

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During his keynote address at Howard University, former FBI Director James Comey was shouted down by protesters chanting "Black Lives Matter" and "We Shall Not Be Moved." Some have applauded the protesters, viewing Comey as a villain due to his track record at the FBI. But others argue attacking Comey is the wrong move to take. Comey has been a huge proponent of the Mueller investigation into President Trump, and donated his $100,000 salary to Howard University scholarships. What do you think?

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Former FBI Director James Comey was shouted down by protesters for nearly 5 minutes as he gave his opening convocation speech to Howard University. While Comey has been lionized in the press for his damning testimony regarding President Trump, many believe we shouldn't overlook Comey's controversial tenure at the FBI, especially concerning police brutality against people of color. 

Comey was seen as very much pro-police when he was top cop, including his supportive stance on the so-called “Ferguson effect,” which theorized that violent crime was on the rise in the U.S. because of more scrutiny on the police in light of protests against police brutality.
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Many applauded the protestors for challenging Comey. The FBI has a long, complicated history with the black community, and James Comey hasn't been great when it comes to issues of police behavior.

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But others feel the protesters are misguided in their outrage. Comey pledged to give his $100,000 Howard salary back to the students in the form of scholarships and might just be the person who ultimately brings down President Trump.

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Still, many at Howard University are not holding their tongue.

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Is James Comey a hero or a villain?
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