Zombie warned us Thursday night that Oakland was preparing for riots as they waited for a verdict in the racially-charged Johannes Mehserle trial. When I went to do research on the trial, I found that the verdict had been reached so I put off linking Zombie’s excellent pictorial.
The trial centers around whether Mehserle, an Oakland Metro cop, accidentally shot Oscar Grant when he pulled his gun when he intended to pull his taser. Here’s a video of the shooting so you can decide what happened;
Well, Mehserle was convicted of involuntary manslaughter Thureday, so the anarchists of San Francisco rioted…by anarchists, I mean rich, white privileged kids who get their jollies pretending to destroy private property to male us socially aware. Like they’re the first ones to have a conscience. From SF Gate’s story on the 78 arrests which resulted from the riots
At a news conference Friday, [Police Chief Anthony Batts] displayed spray cans, Molotov cocktails, gas containers and a bat that the chief said were used by “anarchists.” Police headquarters was hit by a Molotov cocktail early in the protest, Batts said.
“There’s a time that we have to say that people coming from outside that impact our city, our town, the place that we live, that we work, that we play in, needs to stop,” Batts said.
This is what I mean by rich, privileged white kids;
Any excuse to punish the innocent with mindless thuggery.