There was a troubling silence from Colorado’s top Democrats leading up the jury’s decision Tuesday in the case against former police Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd.

Protestors had been threatening to light up Denver if the jury didn’t go their way and convict.

President Biden told the nation and jury he prayed for the right decision, while a senior member of Congress urged angry crowds in Minneapolis to get confrontational.

America was starting to get a little tense.

When Republicans called on Congress to rebuke Waters’ remarks, Democrats had her back and refused.

Colorado Democrats backed Waters’ words with their silence and their vote to protect her.

Before the jury announced the verdict, the senior member of the Democrat delegation, Diana DeGette, was completely missing in action.

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet was tweeting away about campaign donations, U.S. Rep. Jason Crow was busy with climate change, U.S. Rep. Joe Neguse had more important things to talk about like the Green New Deal, and Ed Perlmutter blathered on about the Mars helicopter.

Not exactly what anyone would consider as brave or present leadership at this time in our history.

As the jury announced Chauvin guilty on all three charges, the nation breathed a sigh of relief as the hundreds of protestors gathered outside the courthouse cheered, and hopefully will disperse peacefully without incident.

Let’s pray they do, and the nation can finally begin to heal from all this strife.

Oh but wait.

Now Colorado Democrats have something to say.

So justice didn’t matter and Democrats say we can’t heal until we dismantle our entire system of law and order.

Sticking to the Democrats talking points for everything, DeGette tells us more must be done.

In other words, what Democrats are trying to say is: