As shown by the comments of the White House this week on crime, The pandemic now seems to have reached the mythic levels of gods who once were blamed for everything that went wrong in life. For politicians, it is useful to have a lurking Loki...thehill.com/opinion/criminal…

Dec 4, 2021 · 3:08 PM UTC

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...Apparently, pandemic sustenance-gatherers felt compelled to grab $79,000-worth of purses from a Givenchy store in New York...
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...Purses certainly do appear to be a COVID necessity across this accessory-deprived nation: When a gang hit Burberry’s on the Magnificent Mile in Chicago, they ran past an assortment of clothing to grab high-priced purses, too.
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...While many politicians still call for “reimagining policing,” that imagination does not extend to seeing a cause-and-effect with rising crime levels. Instead, it is the Loki effect of … the pandemic.
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Replying to @JonathanTurley
If total dead from the Civil War was "mythic", then surely an excess of people who died in less than half the time must at least be such?
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If I didn’t know better, I’d think you were writing for the Babylon Bee. I can’t believe anyone believes the spin coming out of the media and this White House.
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Yeah , remember the good old days when it would’ve just been dismissed as fake news
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Replying to @JonathanTurley
Excellent read. Thank you for publishing this!
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Replying to @JonathanTurley
I think it is fairly well documented at this point that after the emaciated and starving Russian peasants overthrew the Czar in 1917, the absolute first thing they looted were Rolex watches and designer handbags.
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