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April 28, 2010

SWAT Team Called Out In Force To Handle Dangerously-Septuagenerian Tea Partiers

Obama just saved you from these potential terrorists.

And You're Welcome.


Back off! We have cookies and we're not afraid to use 'em!


No Mattlock, No Peace! No Mattlock, No Peace!


Why were a full platoon of black-armored riot police called out?

I don't know if this was anything more than excessive police prudence.

It strikes me as odd, however, that a day after the left is embarrassed to have the riot police called on those "mostly peaceful" bottle-throwing barricade-overrunning immigration protesters, the media suddenly gets the optics of "See, riot police were called on the Tea Partiers, too."

Of course, the optics created are not the optics intended.

The message seems to be that there are privileged points of view and unprivileged points of view. And the privileged speakers get to have riots, and the unprivileged get the threat of having their heads busted in for daring to wave a flag.

Meanwhile... "We will use our pick-axes and our shovels against you! Believe that!"


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