By Patricia McCarthy
The death by cop of George Floyd in Minneapolis was grotesque, a clearer example of police brutality that has otherwise rarely been filmed for all to see.Even if, as has been reported, Floyd did not die of asphyxiation or strangulation as it appeared, his death was without a doubt caused by that officer’s cruel and unnecessary action and the inaction of his fellow officers who stood by and watched.That officer has been charged with third degree murder and the other officers have been fired.Judicial due process will ensue, both state and federal.In the meantime, that the people of Minneapolis have turned out to protest is understandable.
What is not comprehensible is the destructive actions of so many.Is it really the citizens of Minneapolis who have set the city on fire, burning down small businesses as well as the police precinct building, libraries, etc.?Who are those masked men in…
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