There were violent protests  
after the latest spate of deaths of African-Americans
tensions over recent police killings escalated  
according to videos posted from the scene  
Footage from helicopter cameras  
businesses engulfed in flames
people were struck by gunfire
the violence came from within the crowd  
Minneapolis and Louisville  
New York, Denver and Columbus  
Trump posted two angry tweets  
glorifying violence  
racial conflict politically helpful to him  
when the looting starts, the shooting starts.  

from a article 5/29/20

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  1. drager meurtant

    Not sure whether NYT had right conclusion. some might wonder: what serves re-election most: killing of more non-white people or of more white people?
    America, where are’st thou moving?

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