First, Freddie Gray dies while in the Baltimore police department’s custody, followed by protests which turned sufficiently chaotic where fans attending a Baltimore Orioles game earlier this week were not permitted to leave Camden Yards.
Then, sportscaster Brett Hollander began to beef about the rights of commuting Orioles fans being violated by the inconvenience of a rebellion in progress:
People of a community should be able to commute, commerce should happen & citizens who want to go to a ballgame should be able to go. (3/4)
— Brett Hollander (@BrettHollander) April 26, 2015
Which received a 20-tweet response by Orioles’ COO John Angelos about how the rights of others to have prosperous lives without being shot, spied-on or over-incarcerated are arguably more important:
It’s quite easy to say that Hollander, and others who think like him, have been thoroughly schooled…
song currently stuck in my head: “wipe the sweat” – lonnie youngblood