shitfacedanon asked: that being said, and i do agree with many people's statement that the militia guys are dangerous and am aware of what they wanted, I do feel it raises a good point about how blatantly violent and disgusting police can be against people who pose literally no threat and are merely trying to bring attention to issues and yet when a actual threat arrives they seem almost skittish. Am I wrong to post that?
oh i wasn’t saying you were wrong, I’m just saying, the precedent has been well established that the government is able to do that with 0 fear of reprisal. you’re totally right it’s heinous, but I think my point is, the government doesn’t have to worry about being heinous because they know that those protesters are only ever going to hold hands, not weapons. I’m not fond of the threat of violence as a tool of popular will, but I have to admit, the feds don’t really respond to anything else.