A Clutch of Fools

Flames engulf the Community Corrections Division building as police officers stand watch as protests turn to fires after a Black man, identified as Jacob Blake, was shot several times by police last night in Kenosha, Wisconsin, August 24, 2020. (Stephen Maturen/Reuters)
The unsustainable fiction of ‘mostly peaceful’ protests

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE R eporters standing in front of scenes of arson, flames billowing behind them, not very far from scenes of shooting and murder, insist that the protests are “mostly peaceful.” National Public Radio and a multi-billion-dollar global media conglomerate team up to bring you an illiterate “defense of looting.” The president comes to the defense of a dangerously stupid teenager who went looking for trouble illegally armed with a rifle in his hands and, to no one’s great surprise, found the trouble he was looking for.

The lesson of the summer is that intellectual and moral anarchy eventually bring with them political anarchy,

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