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How much will night four of George Floyd protests be more violent. One person died last night. Are you distracted from 102,000 deaths yet? 70 people were arrested in NYC protests. 44 meatpacking workers have died.

The quote “When the looting starts, the shooting starts” originated by a racist white Miami police chief named Walter Headley who targeted black people in 1967 ahead of the Republican convention. The next sentence out of his mouth was, “They want police brutality? We’ll show them police brutality.”

As protests in Minneapolis continue and unrest foments in other American cities, the situation will pose another test of leadership for a President whose actions on race and policing have more traditionally fallen in the “blue lives matter” camp than the black ones.
The tweets, which appeared while images of fires and destruction aired on cable news late into the evening on Thursday, were slapped with a warning by Twitter for violating its rules against glorifying violence.
In them, Trump seemed to imply protesters could be shot and the US military could become involved if violence continued in the city, which has been gripped with unrest after disturbing video emerged of a white police officer pinning a black man to the street by his neck as he gasped for breath. The man, George Floyd, died while in police custody.

Twitter just enforced its warning on the White House account that simply repeated Trump’s threat


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