May 29, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS THIRD PRECINCT POLICE STATION SET ON FIRE AFTER RIOTERS BREAK IN.

MSNBC’s Ali Velshi, standing in front of the burning station: “I want to be clear on how I characterize this. This is mostly a protest. It is not generally speaking unruly. But fires have been started.”

Just another “mostly peaceful protest,” in other words.

UPDATE: Riots Destroy $30M South Minneapolis Affordable Housing Project.

FLASHBACK: What are Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison’s thoughts on the protestors? Perhaps this 2018 tweet offers a clue:

UPDATE: The Minneapolis Star-Tribune cover for Friday morning:

UPDATE (1:17 AM EDT): Minneapolis Police Precinct on Fire, Possible Gas Leak, as Protests Over Death of George Floyd Escalate.

UPDATE (1:33 AM EDT): Trump threatens to send National Guard to Minneapolis if ‘Radical Left Mayor’ doesn’t ‘get his act together.’

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