The Epitome of Rioting Irony and Ignorance in One Tweet

Mish

ESPN NBA Reporter Chris Martin Palmer made a fool out of himself with a pair of Tweets, one of which exploded in his face.

My how things change when it is your gated community that is being burnt down.

Palmer deleted his Tweet but here is his "Burn that s**t down. Burn it all down." Tweet Archive.

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A lot of people have been affected and lives lost, but we need to all remember... Chris Palmer can't get his Starbucks today.

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Amazing Irony

Palmer incites looters to burn things down just as long as they stay away from his gated community. 

But they didn't. 

And that is what happens when you openly encourage violence against others. 

I suspect the career of Chris Martin Palmer is now over. 

If it's not, it should be.

Mish

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njbr
njbr

Burning down a neighborhood and the killing of George Floyd are the same side of the coin--depraved indifference as to the effect of your actions on others.

Oxidado Blanco
Oxidado Blanco

Now that is what you call "Instant Karma"....
Good one Mish

DBG8489
DBG8489

It's called "reaping what you've sown"

He and a few hundred other celebrities need an object lesson on how that works.

Six000mileyear
Six000mileyear

The greatest irony about rioting is the use of force to bring about peace.

thimk
thimk

hmm twitter sanctioned his original tweet ? no addendum added ?

Realist
Realist

This seems all too common in the US. So much violence, and even the promotion of violence, from all sides. I guess it starts at the top with Trump promoting violence as well, until it gets too close to the White House of course.

I was listening to him on tv yesterday. He appeared to be asking the “MAGA people” to come defend the White House against the protesters. Then he said “ By the way; the “MAGA people” love African Americans”. I guess only whites are allowed to be part of the “MAGA people.”

Sechel
Sechel

violence begets more violence. This is where adult supervision is necessary. Killer Mike had the right response. I heard Trump was going to give a national speech but Jared advised against it. I think Jared was right. Not sure who the national leader is that does that. Biden seems to be saying the right things but half the country won't listen to him right now. Perhaps Obama with George W.

RonJ
RonJ

I was watching the 10pm local L.A. news last night and saw there were a few buildings in the Fairfax district on fire. Back in the early 1980's i worked about 10 blocks west of CBS Television City, which is located on the corner of Beverly and Fairfax.

After the Rodney King verdict, i left work and drove down Hollywood Blvd. on my way home. One of the businesses i passed by was Fredrick's of Hollywood. A few hours later it was set on fire. A 7/11 and an electronics store on Sunset Blvd., two blocks from where i worked at the time, were looted. At home, on live TV, i watched a man driving a BMW, go into that electronics store to participate in the looting.

tokidoki
tokidoki

Nimby. Not In My Back Yard at its finest.

Spyguy
Spyguy

Liberals destroying liberals. Sweet. When an enemy is destroying themselves, don’t interrupt them. And now you have an answer when someone asks why you need an Ar 15. Police can’t help you.

Zardoz
Zardoz

Karmic retribution is seldom this swift.

Irondoor
Irondoor

If you don't take but one thing from watching the coverage of the riots, take this one: The police will not protect you, your family or your property. Their only concern is getting home alive. If you have ever watched a documentary from Africa and saw a pack of hyena's attack a single lion, you now know how the lion feels. The only thing that saves that single lion from the pack is her lion pride if they come to the rescue. There are no police to maintain law and order on the plains of Africa, nor in the inner cities of this once-great nation. We are now reaping the whirlwind that the Democrats have sown for the past 60 years. May God Have Mercy On Us.

Snow_Dog
Snow_Dog

I don’t get it. What’s all the fuss about?

Why can’t the police just dismiss any inquiries into the matter and go on with business as usual? That’s how it’s done here in Milwaukee, the Democrat Party’s favorite city.

Ken Kam
Ken Kam

I'm watching this from Oz, far from the action. It looks bad. But I take heart in knowing that TV always makes things look worse than they actually are on the ground. I hope that is the case here.

WildBull
WildBull

Just remember that the murder took place in a city run by Democrats for decades in a state run by Democrats for decades. Champions of minority rights, my ass. As Martin Luther King Jr. said on TV last night, the cops that eventually kill somebody have long histories of complaints against them. 18, 19 complaints and their bosses cover for them. These leftie assholes just buy support with the promise of free shit and "social justice" while allowing their own cops to kill and maim. See if that observation shows up on the main steam media.

Bam_Man
Bam_Man

Enjoy your next "career", working at a car wash.

Duskrider
Duskrider

Reply to @Valiance7 Trump keeps referring to "lots of people are saying" or "the border guards are saying" but he can never produce these fictional people. He has done this over and over and over again. You can't just believe that because he's saying it - he's a proven serial liar. I live outside of the US so I'm on the outside looking in. I read/watch the news wires, other point of view publications such as Al Jazeera & BBC & Canadian news, believe about 20% of what I read, yet still it's obvious that Trump is all about Trump and nobody else. He has zero empathy or compassion and almost no understanding about anything he talks about. He brags about taking no wage during his presidency, yet lines his pockets with his hotels and golf courses being used by pretty much everyone who wants to win his favour. If you want something from Trump, there's two simple methods you can employ: compliment him and give him money... regardless of the morals or ethics of such things. He's destroyed all oversight of his actions and comments because they wouldn't stand the test of integrity checks. He has no respect for the very political structure of the United States that exists to keep the country safe from an authoritarian take-over. He's scary to most of the world.

NeverReady
NeverReady

OK, so i'm English and might be getting this wrong...

...first off, shoot a few Antifa, if you don't they'll come back, and back, and back. You really need to shoot some of them. Their resolve will weaken when they see their fellow antifa fall.

Black guys have guns, why don't they go and shoot some cops? Cops will become less inclined to shoot or kill black guys if when they do, they get shot or killed themselves.

SD Joe
SD Joe

Why is this man not being publicly hounded onto the unemployment line? ESPN is always quick to announce their reporters being fed to the sharks before this...why are we not seeing the Unpersonning of Chris Martin Palmer?


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