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Nov 26 2021

Looting Is Not Looting

The George Floyd Memorial Riots enshrined looting as a civil right. Combine it with the leftist lunatics who run California decriminalizing shoplifting and the inevitable result has been an epidemic of smash and grab robberies, often involving large numbers of criminals. But we must not refer to these activities as “looting,” according to Bay Area ABC affiliate KGO-TV:

Race and Social Justice Reporter Julian Glover is here to give us some context of looting.

Millions of dollars’ worth of luxury goods have been looted in the San Francisco area during the current crime wave.

But according to the California Penal Code, what we saw was not looting.

The penal code defines looting as “theft or burglary…during a ‘state of emergency’, ‘local emergency’, or ‘evacuation order’ resulting from an earthquake, fire, flood, riot or other natural or manmade disaster.”

California has succumbed to liberalism to such an extreme that the authorities are no longer willing or able to protect private property. But for some reason that doesn’t count as a manmade disaster.

To some, the distinction may be small, but Lorenzo Boyd, PhD, Professor of Criminal Justice & Community Policing at the University of New Haven, and a retired veteran police officer, emphasized that words matter.

“Looting is a term that we typically use when people of color or urban dwellers are doing something. We tend not to use that term for other people when they do the exact same thing,” said Boyd.

Therefore, to use the term “looting” is racist against looters. That makes the person who says “looters” the criminal. The looters themselves are not criminals, because according to the Black Lives Matter ideology ostentatiously embraced by the liberal establishment, looters are only collecting reparations for injustices that occurred generations before they were born.

Calling the looting after Katrina “looting” is racist too:

Martin Reynolds, Co-executive director of the Robert C. Maynard Institute of Journalism Education thinks back to Hurricane Katrina, when largely Black New Orleans residents were labeled looters for crimes of survival – stealing water, food, and supplies before federal government aid arrived.

Liquor stores were particularly hard hit by these “crimes of survival.”

When you update your Newspeak Dictionary, no need to delete the word “loot” entirely. Just make a note that it must only be used if those responsible are white.

On tips from AintYerPa and Dragon’s Lair.


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3 Responses to “Looting Is Not Looting”

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