As an American with the teensiest sliver of historical knowledge (I won’t lie to you; US History was the only class I ever received a failing grade in.), I have to be supportive of any and all peaceful protests. Heck, our country was literally founded on the back of one (See: Boston Tea Party).
The issue lately has become the peaceful part of those protests. Granted, that Tea Party I just mentioned involved the destruction of property, too; somehow that seems more calculated than a lot of the broken windows that seem to have become a common part of modern day protests. Maybe that’s just in hindsight, and one day future generations will say the same of our windows. Continue reading