Liberal Logic: Condemning Looters Exhibits White Supremacy

Imagine a natural disaster hits, like when Hurricane Irma hit Florida or when Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, and suddenly the looters are out destroying store fronts and taking what they please.

Unfortunately, this happens regularly. Crappy, lazy people like to take advantage of a bad situation. For example:

https://twitter.com/crofin67/status/906939913865658369

These people steal from stores, homes, cars, and anything else that may have anything of value inside. Sounds horrible, right? If you’re a hard working American who pays for everything they have, then you likely answered yes to that . If you’re a liberal, you likely asked, “What’s the harm?”

Apparently condemning looters is considered racist and exhibits “white supremacy.”

Fox New reports:

An author and journalist came under fire on social media Monday, after she tweeted a reply to an anti-looting warning from Miami police by saying: “The carceral state… is inseparable from white supremacy.”

This was in response to the Miami Police Department tweeting out a photo during Hurricane Irma of looters who’d been arrested with the caption, “Thinking about looting? Ask these guys how that turned out. #stayindoors.”

Though Sarah Jaffe’s tweet on Monday garnered 1,500 likes, it sparked more than 100 comments — many of which were critical and accused her of being racist.

They have prisons, crime, and private property in Nigeria too,” one user wrote. “And Egypt. And India. Nothing to do with white supremacy. Poverty/inequality.”

“So you’d be ok with someone breaking into your house and stealing all your stuff to avoid a ‘carceral state’?” another asked.

Someone replying to Jaffe said, “You’re saying non-whites can’t help but steal, so they shouldn’t be punished? Seriously? Keep your racist opinions to yourself. #ShameOnYou.

Here are some of the responses she got:

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