The criminal justice system, always on hand to defend the defenseless and bring the perpetrators to heel.
Doesn’t always work out that way. Two fresh examples from our own backyard: A judge vacates emergency protection orders against a sheriff who faces multiple charges related to domestic violence, and a cop shrugs his shoulders over a series of hate crimes.
Let’s take the latter first. Seems that some brave patriot is running around at night on Isle La Motte, setting pride flags on fire. VTDigger quotes “police” as saying “this is one of several similar incidents in the area occurring in the last month.” In at least one case, the same address has been repeatedly targeted.
Which must make the occupants feel vulnerable indeed, although the perp seems to have no appetite for direct confrontation — preferring to act under cover of darkness. As I’ve said before, these guys are paper tigers.
But I hope those occupants aren’t waiting for the police to swing into action. State trooper “Not That” Jordan Peterson:
“I think it will take the community coming together to try to figure out who did this and hold them responsible.”
Oooookay then. How about we make law-abiding drivers responsible for traffic enforcement or tell banks to solve armed robberies?Continue reading