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A Confederate statue fell on the head of a Black Lives Matter protester and critically injured him after fellow rioters violently tore it down.
The brouhaha erupted on Wednesday night, when thugs smashed, vandalized, and burned a Confederate monument outside a courthouse in Portsmouth, Virginia.
After beheading and cutting the fingers off the statue, Black Lives Matter protesters pulled it down. That’s when it landed it on a fellow rioter’s head, cracking his skull open.
A local Black Lives Matter leader recounted the incident: “When the statue finally did give way, it fully hit him in the head. We could see that his skull was actually showing. He lost a great amount of blood.”
BREAKING: Protester critically injured after toppled Confederate statue landed on his head in Portsmouth, Virginia
“We could see that his skull was actually showing..”
— Baruch Sandhaus (@BaruchSandhaus) June 11, 2020
The thugs then pretended to pray for the man they critically injured with their destructive antics.
HAPPENING NOW: Protestors are kneeling in prayer at the Confederate statue in Portsmouth. A man with a speaker says they will pray and leave. This is several minutes after someone was injured taking down parts of the monument. #13NewsNow pic.twitter.com/TeOZ7j18D9
— Allison Bazzle 13News Now (@13AllisonBazzle) June 11, 2020
Police later arrived and closed the scene off. In nearby Richmond, Virginia, other Black Lives Matter thugs tore down a Christopher Columbus statue and dumped it into a nearby lake.
Leftists — who breathlessly insist they’re environmentalists — said nothing about this reckless pollution of local waters.
— Bloomberg Quicktake (@Quicktake) June 10, 2020
By the end of Wednesday night, vandals had beheaded four Confederate statues in Virginia and spray-painted “Black Lives Matter” all over them.
Black activist Mark Whitaker is a convicted felon and a former councilman in Portsmouth, Virginia. He said Confederate monuments should be dismantled because they’re symbols of “white supremacy.”
“It’s a symbol that represents an ideology of white supremacy,” Whitaker told the Virginian-Pilot. “It really speaks to the consciousness of a city and of a people that would allow such an image of hate to continue to stand all these years.”
That’s nice. So why didn’t Black Lives Matter protesters petition Barack Obama — the nation’s first black president — to take down these statues during his eight years in office?
The destructive left enjoys whining and smashing things while never contributing anything useful to society. Why? Because it’s easier to destroy something than to build it.
BREAKING: The Jefferson Davis statue on Monument Ave. has been pulled down tonight, this video is from a person in the area who tells me police are now on scene. @8NEWS
(Explicit language warning) pic.twitter.com/maZ2YxklLk
— Nick Conigliaro (@NConigliaroNews) June 11, 2020
Where is the left-wing outrage over this?
Aww. How sweet.
These aren't 2 disgusting, worthless animals stomping on the head of a defenseless young white girl.
That's silly talk.
These are just 2 sweet innocent victims of 'Racial Injustice'..
Trying to stomp open a young girl's skull to gain "equality".. pic.twitter.com/2IZYJ0KhAa
— Michael H. (@HustusMichael) June 10, 2020
The race-baiting, grievance-mongering left first began destroying Confederate statues in 2017, shortly after President Trump took office.
Leftists apparently had no problem with these same statues during the eight-year presidency of Barack Obama.
The historical monuments only became “racist” after President Trump took office. Why? Because today’s liberalism is a mental disorder marked by hypocrisy, willful ignorance of facts, criminal behavior, and selective outrage.
In August 2017, NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley blasted leftist anarchists who were tearing down statues they suddenly found racist, saying they needed to calm the hell down. Barkley was born in the South and has voted for Democrats most of his life.
“I’m not going to waste my time worrying about these confederate statues,” Barkley said. “That’s wasted energy. I’ve never thought about those statues a day in my life. If you ask most black people, they haven’t thought a day in their lives about those stupid statues.”
— Conservative News (@BIZPACReview) August 18, 2017
Barkley — who has long called for an end to black-on-black violence — said black Americans need to focus on elevating themselves, not on empty gestures.
“What we as black people need to do is: we have to worry about getting our education,” Charles said. “We need to stop killing each other. We need to try to find ways to have more economic opportunity. Those things are important (not worrying about stupid statues).”
Where is the left-wing outrage over the black slavery that still continues to this day in many Muslim countries? Why is there selective outrage only in Western, white-majority countries?
Inconvenient truth: Blacks owned white slaves. Just ask black economist Thomas Sowell.
“The number of whites who were enslaved in North Africa by the Barbary pirates exceeded the number of Africans enslaved in the United States and in the American colonies before that put together.”
Thomas Sowell on reparations: pic.twitter.com/wJCkiZtLri
— Thomas Sowell (@ThomasSowell) June 10, 2020
Will hypocritical leftists also tear down the Taj Mahal? It was built by slaves.
What about the pyramids in Egypt? They too were built by slaves.
Rob O’Neill — the Navy Seal who killed Osama bin Laden — tweeted: “You know who else destroys statues? ISIS, al Qaeda and the Taliban.”
You know who else destroys statues? ISIS, al Qaeda and The Taliban.
— Robert J. O'Neill (@mchooyah) June 10, 2020
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