Several US politicians reacted to mail-bomb scare by accusing “both sides” of violence and harassment. But “both sides” aren’t promoting reactionary politics.
Besides the minimum taxes necessary to pay for national defense and basic law enforcement, the Republican Party treats all taxation as theft.
Senator Bernie Sanders and movements his campaign energized hold commitment to nonviolence. They aren’t responsible for latest violence.
Regardless of the outcome in November, the GOP will never be the same.
In “Crashing the Party,” Kris Hermes connects modern anti-protest policing to the historic response to protests at the 2000 Republican National Convention.