CNN political commentator Van Jones responded to guilty verdict for former officer Derek Chauvin, who was convicted of three charges in the death of George Floyd.
Jones said that that voting and protesting "worked" in order to bring justice to Floyd and his family.
Yeah, except for the fact that the verdict was literally mob rule and there was absolutely no justice served.
“This was not the system working. This was people making the system work. That’s the key,” Jones said. “Don’t forget — initially, the police report said, oh, it’s a medical incident, somebody died. What do we know? The initial charging document for the local prosecutor was a joke. Literally, a piece of tissue paper that somebody sneezed on. Nothing. People rose up and said we’re not going to let this go. The governor stepped in; gave the case to Keith Ellison, who is an African-American Muslim progressive guy that everybody rallied around before to get in office. Keith Ellison put so many resources on the table. You’ve never seen a prosecution like that of anybody.”
He continued, “And so what happened is the voting worked. You can tell the young people now voting matters. The protesting worked. You can tell young people marching matters. And the truth. The fact that people got involved with their video cameras and captured it. Citizen engagement matters. So, there’s a formula now to show people we can make the system work for change. That’s what’s new.”
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Interesting....why would they be pushing this agenda so hard unless the government is planning to do something that they know would cause people to use their guns to stop them....
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They couldn’t even get baby powder right, what makes you think they would make a safe vaccine?
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