“It’s not personal. It’s just not safe.”
“This is a hit on Chief Arradondo.”
Causation vs correlation.
Defense wants a televised trial?
Security for we, bupkis for thee.
“People are really scared.”
“Right now, we cannot make an informed decision regarding the other officers that do not appear on camera.”
Plus: Strib notes rioters “largely home-grown.”
“Blaming the police union is, no pun intended, a cop-out.”
“This is a municipality issue. This is a state level issue.”
WaPo: Tim Walz, you’re our hero.
“Tthe elephant in the room is the police union, is the collective bargaining agreement.”
“No doubt in my mind he knew exactly who George was.”
“Do I think we should not have police departments in America? No, I don’t.”
WaPo columnist: Progressives own the police — and the results.
We’ll figure out the details later
“He has grandiose ideas, a lot of them … and zero common sense.”
And guess who’s pouncing?
“Imagine what it would feel like to already live in that reality, where calling the police may mean more harm is done.”
We’ll try operating on the trust system for a while
“Go home, Jacob, go home!”
2 pm ET!
“Will you be calling in three months to ask about garage break-ins?”
“What was [Lane] supposed to do … go up to Mr. Chauvin and grab him and throw him off?”
“Tensions ebb” in Twin Cities?
“Just relax. Justice will be served.”
Easier said than done
“[T]his in fact an organized activity and not some random act of rage.”
Celebrities join in, too.
“…the greater bulk of the violence and arson is being done by external forces”
“You are disgracing this city, you disgracing the life of George Floyd…”
“Police reform” is a red herring
Walz: We’re now fully mobilizing the National Guard.
Change of plans.
“…she weaponized race like she had been trained by the Aryan nation.”
An anti-Melania book is coming, too.
“…that’s not what Black Lives Matter is about.”
“Back up! Threaten me again!”