Thursday, August 11, 2011

A Simple Explanation Of The Rioting

... and the racial attacks in Milwaukee and Philadelphia.

It was fun, all their friends were doing it and there was no reason to stop.

There. That's it. No need to bring in 19th century political philosophies or complicated rationales that date back to the days before indoor plumbing.

These were not the rioters in London or Milwaukee.


Jeff Burton said...

Let's not forget that they have no jobs. Hard to riot all night when you have to get up at 6am.

Suburbanbanshee said...

Actually, a lot of the London rioters had jobs. Good jobs. Grownup jobs. Government jobs, even.

They just didn't care, I guess, or maybe they figured they'd just call in that they couldn't get to work because of the riot, or use their vacation days.