It's a privilege thing -- like getting to sit and ride in the front of the bus. Some people get it. Others don't.
All sorts of people are clucking about the violence, and I don’t condone violence, either. But as I wrote yesterday, something’s out of whack when citizens are told to control themselves while the government is allowed to be as violent as it wishes, with little to no accountability.
White “patriots” who want to secede or who are hankerin’ for an armed confrontation with the feds out at the Bundy Ranch = acceptable. Tempers boiling over because of actual injustice = unacceptable.
Basically, the degree to which one is allowed to be angry, and at what, depends on how much power you have. The powerful can be as angry as they like, without criticism. But when those with less power are angry, they are condemned for it. ...Mahablog
I'm pissed off. But then I'm pinko grey, so you're still pretty safe.