Brother of Parkland victim puts absurdly dramatic FBI raid of Roger Stone into chilling perspective

Screengrab Father Andrew Pollack, with sons Huck (R) and Hunter (L)

In a pre-dawn raid, more than two dozen FBI agents in riot gear showed up at Trump associate Roger Stone’s south Florida home Friday morning.

“FBI. Warrant!” an agent is heard screaming in an exclusive CNN video, as they pound on his door.

Speaking with reporters later in the morning, Stone said the FBI “terrorized” his family.

“This morning, at the crack of dawn, 29 FBI agents arrived at my home with 17 vehicles, with their lights flashing, when they could have simply contacted my attorneys and I would have been more than willing to surrender voluntarily,” he said. “They terrorized my wife, my dogs.”

The intensity of the armed agents wearing tactical gear storming Stone’s home under the cover of darkness hit a nerve with the brother of Meadow Pollack, one of 17 people killed in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, located some 10 miles away.

Hunter Pollack tweeted: “I wish the FBI raided my sisters killers home in Parkland the way they did Roger Stone. Maybe my sister would still be alive.”

The FBI received two separate tips about the deeply troubled gunman who opened fire in the school, yet little came from the information.

One of the tips was about a disturbing message in the comments section of a video that read: “Im going to be a professional school shooter.”

Another anonymous tip was made just over a month before the shooting to the FBI’s call center in West Virginia, warning the gunman was “about to explode” and could go into a school and “start shooting it up.”

That tip was never forwarded to South Florida.

The bureau would later admit that “protocols were not followed” and that information should have been forwarded to the Miami field office.

Yet, 29 agents storm the home of a 66-year-old, well-known figure who was not a flight risk?

Hunter Pollack was far from the only one to comment on the militant raid, as responses dominated on social media:

The reaction to Pollack’s tweet shows that people have not forgotten the tragic shooting that took place almost one year ago and all the warning signs that were missed by local law enforcement and the FBI and questioned the agency’s priorities.

Here’s a sampling of the responses from Twitter:

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The longest-tenured writer at BizPac Review, Tom grew up in Maryland before moving to Central Florida as a young teen. It is in the Sunshine State that he honed both his passion for politics and his writing skills.
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