Double Standards: Politician, public figure and media coverage and reaction to the Capital Hill (Seattle) Autonomous Zone composed of leftists vs. the 2014 Bundy standoff composed of right wingers.

Jun 11, 2020

All images from @DrewHolden360 on Twitter

Bundy:

The ongoing dispute started in 1993, when, in protest against changes in grazing rules, Bundy declined to renew his permit for cattle grazing on BLM-administered public lands near Bunkerville, Nevada.[3] According to Bundy, the federal government lacks the constitutional authority to own vast tracts of lands, an argument repeatedly rejected by federal courts.

Seattle Autonomous Zone:

A self-declared autonomous zone, intentional community and commune covering approximately six city blocks. Local governance in the zone is decentralized, with the goal of creating a zone beyond policing. There are many posted demands, including rent control, de-gentrification, police abolition or defunding, funding community health, and dropping charges against protesters.

Seattle mayor Jenny Dunkan defending the autonomous zone:

Biased Media Coverage:

New York Times:

CNN:

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The Stranger:

Washington Post:

The Week:

Seattle Times

USA Today

Insider.com

Politico

The Hill (Even the categories they used are different. Now, it’s all Trump’s fault)

 

REALITY:

June 11: Seattle police chief Carmen Best says calls for rapes, assaults, robbery more than tripled in the area.

 

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