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If a video is viral, who cares if it’s fake?

24 July 2020

12:05 AM

24 July 2020

12:05 AM

After two months, the ‘mostly peaceful’ label for the riots gripping American cities is wearing a touch thin. That’s not just because it fails to satisfy conservatives and moderates, who puzzle over how ‘mostly peaceful’ demonstrations leave so many downtowns torched. It also fails to satisfy the actual rioters. They insist their demonstrations are very violent, courtesy of brutal tactics from the police officers they want abolished.

‘Proof’ of such violence went viral on Wednesday.

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