It is the BLM Left that uses race-baiting to foment civil disorder. It does not care about police reform. It wants police defunding and cashless bail. It wants chaos, riots, and rising crime. The goal is to stoke unrest to bring down the whole system.

Democrats have veered sharply Left and excused the rioting of BLM, Antifa, and various Leftist groups. Democrat Mayors have let their cities be torched and looted. They allowed lawless protest zones to proliferate. Democrats in Congress refused to take up Senator Scott’s law enforcement reform bill.

You don’t seem to provide any immediate solution to urban unrest. Whether protests are 90% or 2% peaceful is irrelevant: a group of organized rioters will still be tossing bricks through store windows and grabbing flat screens and running shoes.

VP Pence is right. There is no systemic racism. There may be individuals who harbor prejudice about people of another race. There may be mistakes made by police. There are improvements that could be made in police training. But the American people and the police treat most people of any race equally most of the time. Tragic incidents do occur, a miniscule fraction of all police interactions, in which people lose their lives. These happen to persons of all races. There is no evidence they happen systemically or systematically in disproportionate frequency to people of any particular race. No one has produced a competently constructed multi-factor model in which race cannot be eliminated as a statistically significant variable. If you want to claim systemic racism, you need to have such a model and such a result.

When incidents do occur we have Grand Juries and DAs to review the facts and decide what criminal charges should be pursued. They do a lot better than a mob at determining justice, at least 99% of the time. When there is an injustice, rioting does not right the wrong. So please stop trying to justify it.

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