Burning buildings, violent protests, destroyed businesses, and pillaged downtown business strips may soon become the newest definition for peace.
Cop killers, criminals, and enraged liberal extremists apparently are the new heralds of such peace.
This isn’t a joke, although heavily leaning on a sarcastic tone. The Black Lives Matter movement, which fueled several violent protests across America last year, has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel peace prize.
The nomination was made by Petter Eide, a member of Norway’s parliament who considered the effort to be “a very important worldwide movement to fight racial injustice,” and brushed off questions regarding violent protests in the movement’s name.
“Studies have shown that most of the demonstrations organized by Black Lives Matter have been peaceful,” Eide said. “Of course there have been incidents, but most of them have been caused by the activities of either the police or counter-protestors.”
Eide’s comments are a gross mischaracterization of actual events that unfolded. Social Media was engulfed with violent, angry, even terroristic-style vitriol against police.