In fact, the end result is quite the opposite. For every store burned or statute toppled the heat of hatred goes up another 100 degrees.
I just bought one of the last 6 Irish Republican Army Handbooks at Amazon. There are 5 left if you hurry. — jtl, 419
What is the end sum of all these actions?… What started as a movement to denounce police brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s death at the hands of killer cops has become a free-for-all campaign to rid the country of any monument, literal or figurative, to anyone who may have at any time in history expressed a racist thought, exhibited racist behavior, or existed within a racist society.
The police state has got us exactly where it wants us: distracted, distraught and divided… While protesters topple statues of men with racist pasts who are long dead, unarmed Americans continue to be killed by militarized police trained to shoot first and ask questions later… And while politically correct censorship is attempting to sanitize the public sphere of words and images that denigrate minorities, it is not doing anything to rid hearts and minds of racism.
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