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Twitter Mocks Double Standard in Response to Militia Takeover of Oregon Federal Building - Mic

4.1.16

Twitter Mocks Double Standard in Response to Militia Takeover of Oregon Federal Building - Mic: On Twitter, critics alleged the slow response of law enforcement to the brazen attack on federal authority was at least partially due to the perpetrators' skin color and conservative politics.

Some pointed to the double standard of seemingly trigger-happy U.S. police, who killed at least 1,152 people last year, a disproportionate number of whom were people of color. Some also smelled a racial explanation for why no one in the media or law enforcement community was rushing to label the men terrorists.


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