Washington, D.C. appears anxious. Perhaps I’d been cooped up in my rural hideaway for too long but the pavements were only empty of people to be still full of tension.
That police who break the law are held to a wildly different standard than normal civilians is not a political position – it is a political fact.
And police unions are at the heart of it.
More people have died, been injured, and been arrested during the French protests than have in Hong Kong. The French protests have been going on for twice as long and are on issues of much greater relevance to western citizens.