Former President Donald Trump triggered liberals on Friday, releasing a digital video where he appeals to law enforcement in a battleground state that stoked fears he is making inroads with voters over a growing perception that violent crime is skyrocketing again under President Joe Biden.

The video, released on Trump’s Truth Social account, shows him greeting a line of at least a dozen police officers. A post accompanying the video thanks “our incredible Wisconsin Law Enforcement Officers.” Some liberal viewers criticized Trump, calling him a “convicted felon” and accusing him of hypocrisy over the January 6th, 2021 riots. The Western Journal highlighted some of the strongest criticism in a commentary piece.

On X, the account “PatriotTakes,” which bills itself as dedicated to “exposing right-wing extremism and other threats to democracy,” accused the phalanx of police officers of “lining up to shake hands with a convicted felon.” The account “Really American,” which counts nearly 700,000 followers, reposted the video, writing, “It is absolutely DISGRACEFUL to see so many members of Wisconsin law enforcement ‘bend the knee’ to a convicted felon who still faces dozens of indictments. ‘Law and order’ is now chaos and disorder.”

Retired General Michael Hayden, a retired four-star general and former director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the National Security Agency (NSA) who signed onto a 2016 letter falsely insinuating that the Hunter Biden laptop “Russian disinformation,” wrote that the Wisconsin officers “should be ashamed.”

Several MAGA members were quick to point out Hayden’s shortcomings. “You should be in jail for the rest of your life Michael Hayden. You’re a traitor to America and a horrible human. Do us all a favor and leave,” wrote Paul Szypula. “Didn’t you tell everyone the Hunter laptop was fake,” added user @Travis_4_Trump. A third account circled Hayden’s face on a previous New York Post front page as part of the Hunter laptop letter signatories.

The poor polling numbers in the presidential race are definitely affecting Biden’s supporters. Ironically, liberals have highlighted a Fox News poll that shows the unpopular incumbent gaining his first lead since October. They have generally dismissed all other polls that show Trump leading in every major battleground state, often by a margin greater than the margin of error.

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