Speaking of that police chief, you may have seen his interview yesterday in which he says his force "did the right thing" in standing off and allowing the statue felling to happen. In a video that appeared online yesterday the same officer speaks to a protester about what happened. It's an astonishing piece in which he makes numerous political statements and praises the "amazing conduct" of the Bristol protesters. Remember that this is after the statue has been pulled down and dumped in the harbour. Watch out for his wink at the very end, making it very clear whose side he is on.
The City Council also did its bit to empower the mob on Sunday by tweeting the hashtag #BristolTakeTheKnee, an act of virtue signalling that Marvin Rees and all four Bristol Labour MPs were only too keen to engage in...
All this is based on the lie that black people are disproportionately killed by police officers. It has nothing to do with black lives, this is political opportunism that will set back race relations years. Division is their game, destruction is their aim.
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