"Peaceful Riots"? Journalism Bows To The Woke Mob | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

"Peaceful Riots"? Journalism Bows To The Woke Mob

Just a few weeks ago the idea of “peaceful riots” would have seemed absurd, but the American media is nothing if not inventive these days.

Earlier this week, ABC News reported, “Protesters in California set fire to a courthouse, damaged a police station and assaulted officers after a peaceful demonstration intensified.” Legal scholar Eugene Volokh wonders how this terminology would work in the real world: “You are being charged with an intensified peaceful demonstration, in the second degree. How do you plead?”

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Imaginary cartoon

George

Protester: (waves sign: "DEFUND THE POLICE!")
Street insider: Why, you can do this in an instant. Just stop buying drugs from your dealer.
Protester: (rewrites sign: "DEFUND THE POLICE BY OTHER MEANS!")

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