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steve chalke

"Let’s go beyond what some people did, and consider why they did it."

Let's begin by agreeing that political violence is not a legitimate tactic to effect political change. Until the left acknowledges that, they have no moral authority to condemn any particular act of political violence.

The above quote suggests that the author believes that political violence is justified if the cause is righteous. This is morally vacuous. Moreover, IF you were to apply that standard (and I don't), why wouldn't a stolen election (this is the factual dispute, here) constitute a sufficiently righteous cause? Do you see the problem here? Righteousness is in the eye of the beholder.

Michael McLamara

Great suggestion, save democracy. Now, please define democracy.

Bonita Hauge

a system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives. This is from Websters Dictionary. your welcome.

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