Today’s highly interesting read (06/01/20): George Floyd riots damage civil rights cause

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Today’s read is from James S. Robbins, author of “This Time We Win: Revisiting the Tet Offensive.” He has taught at the National Defense University and the Marine Corps University and served as a special assistant in the office of the secretary of Defense in the George W. Bush administration.

Here’s a brief excerpt:

Resorting to rioting is strange because there is little disagreement that Floyd’s death in custody was senseless and criminal. 

Yet rioting sparked and spread. 

Regardless of why riots happen, they never have a positive outcome. Businesses are destroyed and neighborhoods ruined.

Read the entire column here.

 

 

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