Hollywood stars may find that appeasing the rioters isn’t a working strategy

BOP

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File this under "They never learn." Or, "How to Finance your own Victimization."


The violence in Minneapolis hasn’t stopped the virtue-signalers. Minneapolis’s mayor, Jacob Frey, earnestly exhorted the rioters to take good care of themselves by social-distancing and wearing masks. This may be the first riot in history that saw a besieged city’s leader urge the rioters to make themselves harder to identify and arrest.

The big money virtue-signaling, though, has come from Hollywood. A raft-load of Hollywood’s finest is promising to pay for the Minneapolis looters’ and rioters’ legal fees. Their preferred vehicle is The Minnesota Freedom Fund:

The chain linking Twitter users to the fund gained even more traction when it was retweeted by the Safdie brothers, two notable independent directors whose recent filmography includes the critically acclaimed 2019 movie Uncut Gems starring Adam Sandler and Idina Menzel.
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After this tweet, other Hollywood heavyweights took notice. Since Thursday, Seth Rogen, Ben Schwartz and Steve Carell have all commented that they matched donations to help protesters make bail.
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As of Friday morning, other celebrities, including actor and singer Janelle Monáe, television presenter and activist Jameela Jamil, actor Patton Oswalt, and actor and former New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon have donated and tweeted out their support for Minnesota protesters.

Even the foul-mouthed Chrissy Teigen pledged $200,000.

These big names are almost certainly born up by the kind of proud virtue-signaling that limousine liberals do best. However, in some part of their little weasel brains there must also be a feeling that, if they pay off the rioters, the rioters will leave them alone. That’s not how rioters work, especially against appeasers. On Saturday, preceded, as always, by a socialist protest, the looters and rioters hit Beverly Hills:
 

vraiblonde

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Chrissy Tiegen sits in her mansion surrounded by her privilege, and gives a few bucks to the rioters - "See me not being racist?"
 
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Hijinx

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What kind of fools pay the bail for people who destroy the property of others instead of offering to help those who;s business's were destroyed? What Bizarro world are these idiots living in.
 

Kyle

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DaSDGuy

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Meanwhile, 16 shot dead and 30 wounded this weekend in Chicago. If they start rioting there ... just let it all burn.
 

kom526

They call me ... Sarcasmo
Freedom Speech Is Awesome ....... As Is Freedom of Association

And My Freedom NOT To Purchase any movies these actors star in

:yay:



[Oh and I will be laughing my ass off when they are out of work or the Bernie Bros burn down their neighborhood]
A caller to the Sports Junkies was calling in from L.A. and he said as the "protesters" got closer to the money folks, the stiffer the defense was becoming. Santa Monica started enforcing an 6 pm curfew at 5:50 pm yesterday.
 

Hijinx

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When they move into the suburbs and start coming up against armed people who are not willing to see their property destroyed the Sheit will hit the fan. Once it starts it will be hard to stop.
 

vraiblonde

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What kind of fools pay the bail for people who destroy the property of others instead of offering to help those who;s business's were destroyed? What Bizarro world are these idiots living in.
They're white guilt and millionaire guilt virtue signaling. Kind of like that "we're all in this together" refrain, when anyone with lucidity knows that their "this" is lightyears away from our "this".
 

BernieP

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They're white guilt and millionaire guilt virtue signaling. Kind of like that "we're all in this together" refrain, when anyone with lucidity knows that their "this" is lightyears away from our "this".
Did you see Haircut America or whatever it was called on CBS Friday night. Lindsay Lohan was holding up in Bahrain with her assistant, her "room" was probably bigger than my house.
 

Kyle

Having a Beer while the world burns!
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A very serious question. If Antifa is designated as an organized terror group, wouldn't it be a crime to aid and abet them financially?
Should be a capital offense.

Warm Up Gitmo, start sending Democrats to the cages.
 

kom526

They call me ... Sarcasmo
They're white guilt and millionaire guilt virtue signaling. Kind of like that "we're all in this together" refrain, when anyone with lucidity knows that their "this" is lightyears away from our "this".
Maybe they'll do another music video like the Imagine corona video!
 
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