Today’s read is from Nate Jackson in the Patriot Post. Here’s an excerpt followed by the full column:
After just a few hours of deliberation, a jury on Wednesday found Derek Chauvin guilty on every count in the death of George Floyd. It’s understandable that the former Minneapolis police officer was found guilty of second-degree manslaughter, but it also reeks of political pressure and mob rule that the jurors so quickly convicted him on the more serious but questionable charges of third-degree murder and even second-degree murder.
As everyone in America knows, last Memorial Day, then-Officer Chauvin used his knee to pin Floyd to the ground by the neck for nine minutes. Everyone also knows that Floyd was protesting that he couldn’t breathe.
What many folks still don’t know, however, thanks to a Leftmedia that is a dishonest subsidiary of the Democratic National Committee, is that Floyd was high on drugs, fought with police, and begged to be put on the ground instead of the squad car.
So, what are the takeaways from this quick conviction?
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