Protests are no longer about George Floyd

A group of Marxist bullies called BLM and antifa have taken over the “news” lately, following the death of George Floyd. His death was the kickoff for “mostly peaceful” demonstrations that quickly morphed into looting, burning and destroying large swaths of many American cities, including Seattle and Bellevue.

While the tragic death of Mr. Floyd was used as the trigger for the protests, looting and burning, Mr. Floyd was quickly forgotten in the rush to defund police and blame racism for his demise. No rational person believes that defunding or disbanding police is a rational idea! It would lead directly to the destruction of most Democrat-created inner cities and the deaths of thousands of Black residents of those cities. The idea of defunding police was done in service to the long-held Democrat goal of destroying the Trump presidency and preventing President Trump’s re-election in November.

The looters and burners and intimidaters are tearing down statues in an attempt to destroy and rewrite our history, claiming that any imagined or real imperfections in those represented by the monuments is enough to wipe them out of the pantheon of historical contributors.

BLM and antifa have become simply armed enforcers for the Democrat party, resulting in the death of a Bothell police officer and the shooting of his partner. Multiply this by 1,000 if you defund the police!. My prayers go out to the officers and their families.

Curt Greer

Marysville

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