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😂 The Seattle Police Department claims to be understaffed and under-resourced, but look at what they were able to cobble together tonight when a small group of non-violent protesters marched by their precinct 😂 pic.twitter.com/LH0iIwmmrm
This is why it’s so reprehensible to use the phrase “law and order” if you are a journalist. It is quite literally the opposite. Plus the word “fascism” is shorter.
"He got hit on the knee with a canister of tear gas," President Trump says, of @AliVelshi, who was actually hit by a rubber bullet. "Wasn't it really a beautiful sight? It's called law and order." pic.twitter.com/sVvnZUft5B
There is now a dance party behind the Justice Center. Crowds have gathered to watch and cheer. #PortlandProtests #pdxprotest #BlackLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/eEgw3wkSMz
It shouldn't be notable that Portland Police complied with an order given by the police commissioner (who is also the mayor). But after police threatened to use tear gas at a protest last night, despite the mayor's ban, the mayor is now attempting to show he hasn't lost control.
I’m confirming today that Portland Police abided by my order banning the use of tear gas for crowd control during a protest Friday night in the South Waterfront neighborhood.
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