Political Boogeymen

Glenn Reynolds provides a round-up of the violet protests taking place in Pittsburgh, site of the current G-20 summit:

“REMEMBER HOW WE HEARD ABOUT THE DANGERS OF THE ENTIRELY NONVIOLENT TEA PARTY PROTESTS? But will we hear the same clucking-of-tongues about the G20 riots?

Here’s a picture from the scene:

I wonder if this is the escalating anti-government rhetoric which led to acts of violence that a choked-up Nancy Pelosi was afraid of.

At any rate, it is a good thing this wasn’t a Tea Party or something scary, like this, might have occurred: