Well, that, and:Worth noting in past 72 hours:— James Fallows (@JamesFallows) June 4, 2020
- Statements in defense of Constitutional restraint by leaders of active-duty military;
- And very prominent retired military (Mullen, Mattis, Dempsey etc)
- And former prez's
- And leading clergy
Silent: those *elected* to defend Const, GOP Sens https://t.co/LpbmsMJUi7
Y'all, a bunch of these protests are bigger on a Wednesday than they were on Saturday. In the face of brutal state repression.— Lee J. Carter (@carterforva) June 4, 2020
They'll be bigger still this weekend.
This isn't going away ✊
And here's a handy roundup of the ninth night since George Floyd was murdered, that isn't encapsulated in a tweet. And even MarketPlace on NPR this morning is talking about "economic disparity by race."Small town protests are growing -- in Everett, La Conner, Bellingham, Olympia, Snohomish, Monroe, Shoreline, Edmonds, Kirkland, Mercer Island, Poulsbo, Bremerton, Anacortes, Mill Creek, Edmonds, Renton, Kent, Kennewick, Pasco, Federal Way, and Auburn.— Gee and Ursula (@GeeUrsulaShow) June 4, 2020
This is Lynnwood tonight. pic.twitter.com/JmbXT5KkGg
In the end, We the People will have to defend the Constitution. Sometimes, no one else will do it for us.