The Governor sounds off on the five protestors who were wounded by alleged white supremacists in his hometown of Minneapolis, MN.
MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA - NOVEMBER 25: Five protesters were shot Monday night outside the Minneapolis Police Department’s 4th Precinct, allegedly by three white males who witnesses described as white supremacists. The protesters had been peacefully demonstrating against the recent shooting of 24-year-old Jamar Clark by Minneapolis police. Clark was allegedly shot and killed while in police detention on November 15.
Police have arrested one of the suspects, a 23-year-old man, the Star Tribune reports.(Photo by Stephen Maturen / Stringer / Getty Images)
I support the protesters, because they are merely exercising their First Amendment right. They have every right to be out there. Whether you agree with their message or not is irrelevant. They’re having a peaceful protest petitioning their government, which is exactly what the First Amendment allows you to do.
When the shooting took place, the mainstream media had issues with referring to it as a terrorist attack, because the shooters weren’t Middle Eastern, they were white. They should have categorized this as a terrorist attack: three hooded guys showed up and wounded five people.
To me, that’s no different than the Paris attacks. Whether it’s a protest or a rock concert, when people walk up and start shooting, it should be classified as a terrorist attack. But mainstream media refuses to call it that. The rumor is that it was allegedly perpetrated by white people.
White people don’t do terrorist attacks, is that what mainstream media is saying? How soon we forget the Oklahoma City bombing.
- Jesse Ventura
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