San Bernardino County prosecutor just attacked Michelle Obama, called for Maxine Waters to be shot


Reports coming in from San Bernardino County District Attorney’s office indicates that a veteran prosecutor is under fire for a series of vulgar post in regards to former First lady Michelle Obama and Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA).

The 12-year veteran of the DA’s office is said to be facing calls for his dismissal over an online outbursts.


A veteran prosecutor in the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office is under fire after a series of vulgar posts and comments online called for the shooting of Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) as well as attacks on former First Lady Michelle Obama and Mexican immigrants.

According to The Sun, Deputy District Attorney Michael Selyem — a 12-year veteran of the DA’s office — is facing calls for his dismissal over the comments made on Facebook.

Michael Selyem

According to the report, the prosecutor who specializes in prosecuting gang violence, attacked the outspoken Waters online, writing: “Being a loud-mouthed c*nt in the ghetto you would think someone would have shot this b*tch by now …”

Selyem also posted a doctored picture of Michelle Obama holding up a sign saying, “Trump grabbed my penis.”

Deputy District Attorney Michael Selyem talks to the media after Alonzo Leron Smith, who is charged with murder in the death of San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Deputy Larry Falce, appeared in court at the San Bernardino Superior Courthouse in San Bernardino, CA., Thursday, January 11, 2018. (Staff photo by Jennifer Cappuccio Maher/The Sun/SCNG)

Discussing a police shooting in a comment section, the prosecutor went off, writing, “That sh*tbag got exactly what he deserved. … You reap what you sow. And by the way go f*ck yourself you liberal sh*tbag.”

The Sun reports that the DA’s office has been aware of Selyem’s online outbursts since late June and that he is currently undergoing an internal review.

In a statement Friday, outgoing District Attorney Mike Ramos said: “We have been made aware of the negative comments and they do not represent the views of the District Attorney’s Office. Since this is a personnel matter I cannot comment any further.”

According to the report, Selyem has shuttered his Facebook and Instagram accounts.