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comment by uhsguy

Military vs police I think in this case the military going in is a vote of no confidence in the police. People who serve in the US are more like you and I than those that joined the police union, less us vs them. The military are won’t put up with random looting, or go break car windows, pepper spray ransoms and destroy shit like police thugs do. It’s kind of like how the military has to come in sometimes in Mexico when the gangs take over, sad that we’re there but blue gang and looting gang need to be subdued a bit.

ButterflyEffect  ·  31 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Please define and differentiate blue gang and looting gang.

I do not get the feeling you understand anything about de-escalation. Or more likely you’ll blame escalation on blue gang.

ilex  ·  31 days ago  ·  link  ·  

So you're thinking of a military response along the lines of the ongoing Mexican drug war, which has an estimated 115,000 casualties now? Because, to be honest, that's not the example of de-escalation I'd have hoped to have seen.

Or, if not, I'd like to know what you're thinking of when you say the military "won't put up with" the protests.