From Politicus USA:
It cannot be denied that in America there is a set of principles that are applied differently, and usually more rigorously, to one group of people or circumstances than to another. Nowhere is there a blatant double standard than in law enforcement’s treatment or Americans according to race. Whether it is called white privilege, or blatant racism against African Americans, not only is there a double standard based on racial makeup in all aspects of American society, there is a distinctly different response from law enforcement entirely dependent on race.
During the seditious standoff in Nevada when heavily-armed white militias rushed to start the 2nd revolution by confronting federal law enforcement officers executing a federal court order, many observers noted that if Cliven Bundy and his armed thugs had been African Americans, they would have been summarily massacred. Instead, the local sheriff sat idly by doing nothing, while Republicans, and conservative media heralded the patriotism of the openly seditious Bundy gang and bristled at the idea of federal officials enforcing the law.
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