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WALSH: No, Police Are Not ‘Kidnapping’ People Off The Street. Stop Being Hysterical. 

By  Matt Walsh
People gather to protest in front of the Mark O. Hatfield federal courthouse in downtown Portland as the city experiences another night of unrest on July 27, 2020 in Portland, Oregon. For over 57 straight nights, protesters in downtown Portland have faced off in often violent clashes with the Portland Police Bureau and, more recently, federal officers. The demonstrations began to honor the life of George Floyd and other black Americans killed by law enforcement and have intensified as the Trump administration called in the federal officers. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Perhaps the stupidest development to come out of the protests and riots is the Left’s bizarre announcement that lawful arrests are now “kidnapping.” Recent videos of law enforcement officials arresting wanted criminals and putting them in unmarked vehicles have provoked this sudden redefinition of terms. The latest such incident went viral when a “counterculture journalist” (who seems oddly to be completely in line with the culture, not counter to it at all) posted a video with the caption:

“NYC is taking after Portland — a trans femme protestor was pulled into an unmarked van at the Abolition Park protest — this was at 2nd Ave and 25th Street.”

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