The death of Tyre Nichols

“The officers here were trying to assert control over Mr. Nichols, not defending themselves” — a good look at the mindset that turns traffic stops into civilian fatalities. And also how to change things: end random traffic stops.

It’s telling that Rep. Jim Jordan claims there’s no solution: “I don’t know that there’s any law that can stop that evil. What strikes me is just the lack of respect for human life. So, I don’t know that any law or any training or any reform is going to change.”

In short, it’s not an issue for white people, let alone well-off white people like himself, so he doesn’t care.

Related, some good discussion on whether defunding the police is the solution at this link.

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