Kirkby Riots

In Kirkby, UK a migrant sexually harassed a 15-year-old girl. She had the presence of mind to steadfastly refuse and film his behavior. This is an unusually resourceful girl because even in my twenties in Canada when I was constantly sexually harassed by men from cultures where women are cattle, all I felt was fear and shame. Living in the areas with a high number of such men is constant degradation, constant humiliation and fear. Obviously, this very real sexual molestation is of no interest to #MeTooters but that’s a different story.

The harassed girl in Kirkby posted the video of the harassment and a riot broke out. It’s impossible to find out anything online about what went on because the only existing description has the words “far-right” three times in every sentence making it impossible to read. And of course the most famous Putin pawn in the UK has come out with a much stronger condemnation of the protesters in Kirkby than he ever did of Russian genocide in Ukraine:

I oppose rioting, burning, looting, violence, window breaking, all that. Oppose it completely, it’s a breakdown in civilization, it’s a barbarity that turns people into braying mules. But we’ve spent several decades pretending that this sort of harassment doesn’t exist. This is the result. The path away from rioting isn’t more silence. It’s less.

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