Popularization of "The Thin Blue Line" comes from a Dallas DA's closing arguments for a trial in which he knowingly pushed for the death sentence conviction of a man who didn't do it in order to boost his "tough on crime" chops for political points.

Its continued use is obscene. https://t.co/w3go5EzYWE

— Josh Sawyer, Childë of Autûmn 🍂🍁 (@jesawyer) June 1, 2020