Skip to comments.Seattle’s Democratic Mayor (Durkan) Just Gave Trump Exactly What He Wanted (Biden rally ends)
Posted on 07/03/2020 1:31:44 PM PDT by Libloather
SEATTLE - As suddenly as it appeared, the Capitol Hill Occupation Protest was gone.
Durkans destruction of the CHOP was a reversal of her previous position. On June 12, when Trump accused her of letting anarchists take over the city, Durkan responded, Seattle is fine. Dont be so afraid of democracy.
But over the last few weeks, the CHOP had become increasingly controversial. While the daytime scene resembled a music festival or cultural event, the nights became more violent. Six shootings, two of them fatal, occurred in or near the zone in the last two weeks of June, a rate of violence that exceeds the average for both the Capitol Hill neighborhood and Seattle as a whole. Protesters repeatedly clashed with the city over the placement of road barriers and access for emergency vehicles.
At the same time, the CHOP became a fixture of right-wing news sites. In the first week of its existence, Fox News ran 71 segments on the CHOP (the network later admitted to manipulating news pictures to give the impression that armed guards were manning entrances during the daytime). Sites like Breitbart and The Daily Caller ran near-daily dispatches.
To the Trump administration and other Republicans, the CHOP served as an example of failed Democratic policies. To Seattles protesters, though, it was a reaction to how leaders who identify as Democrats still hold strikingly conservative views when it comes to criminal justice and policing.
Its not Democrats versus Republicans, its people versus police, said J., a community organizer who declined to provide her full name due to fear of police retaliation.
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That was the WORST summer of love I’v ever seen.
And i’ve seen some dry ones :)
Hey whatever happened to the 10 foot farm that could feed 3 after 6 months?
Does the mayor have any legal liability for the deaths of the two teens who died because she allowed the police to be excluded from the area? The 19-year-old might have been saved, if I am not mistaken, if the police had been allowed in.
“Dont be so afraid of democracy.
What does that mean in this context?
She misspelled Communism.
What does a democracy have to do with the US?
Were a constitutional republic.
Only the libtards could throw some topsoil on top of mulch.
That should serve as an IQ test.
Who grows flowers in the limited space needed for food during a government takeover? Maybe they’ll get it right next time.
Thanks. Mine is HD.
I guess the Democrats figured out that LGBTQ communities and Hispanics like law and order a lot they also like to spend and send money home.They want their kids in school ASAP too. The Democrats have zero base they are in freefall now.
Optics more important than veggies.
One of the childish conceits of the snowflake left, when confronted by the fact that they have slam-dunk stupid ideas, is to claim the person pointing this out is “afraid”.
This phrase leapt out at me immediately. Is it implying that anyone who respects law and order is NOT REALLY A DEMOCRAT?
Its a terrible shame that CHOP (CHAZ) has ended. I was so looking forward to them exporting their bounty to the outside world. It looks like the Three Sisters are followers of former NY Mayor Bloomberg. Durka Durka!
Is this the shortest dynasty of any autonomous world government ever?
Or, uninformed and they should "educate" themselves.
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