However “purple” it might be turning, Texas ain’t Portland. Not yet, it ain’t.
WATCH: Cops do nothing as BLM blocks major road. So regular WORKING Texans who’ve had ENOUGH get in their FACES
BLM protesters in Plano, Texas are just as intoxicated by the power, attention, and accommodation they get from the national press as the BLM/Antifa/Black Bloc cabal is in every state. And so they came out to block a major intersection used by regular working folks, emergency vehicles, commercial transportation, and all of the normal kinds of traffic that normal people rely on every day for their health, well-being, and income.
They block this because they are told every day by the TV networks and Democrats who exploit them, that they are fighting against “systemic racism” by depriving people with no power of the very roads they need to get by.
The cops don’t, won’t, and can’t do much about it. In this case, they did absolutely nothing at all until a fed-up citizen tried to take matters in hand. THEN suddenly the cop is ready to get someone out of the intersection.
Punish the righteous? Typical. That’s how it works in America now. At least, it is if you don’t have the right skin color.
The large white man in the video starts off yelling at the Black Lies Murder slimewads to “get the fuck out of my way!” before stalking over to one of the supine, complicit cops to angrily demand, “where are the goddamned cops?” Alas, the answer is standing right there in front of him—they’re present sure enough, but they’re playing for the other team. Even for someone willing to assume honest intentions on the cops’ part, there’s no getting around the fact that shirking their sworn duty to maintain civil order by allowing the mob to illegally block streets and menace innocent bystanders suggests these officers have a seriously warped idea of what constitutes fair and evenhanded enforcement of the law.
Either LEOs get their heads right and recognize who their natural allies and supporters have always been, or Normals will get theirs on straight and decide to start acting as if the cops really are what they increasingly seem to be: enemies. If the police believe that choosing a side is any part of their job, they’ll be better off to think things over very carefully and make sure they choose the right one.