Local hipsters must not read a lot of global news.
If they did, they would have known months ago that rubber bullets are SERIOUS and have blinded people across the globe.
Notice that the proper terminology is "LESS LETHAL" for this law enforcement tool. Meaning, those things might kill a person on the wrong side of the equation.
And so, millennials across the metro are sharing some poor dude's medical deets and noting his really bad luck.
Similarly, here's MSM calling out KCPD tactics amid ongoing protest:
Chanting For Change
A 15-year-old girl cried out to the police whohad maced her the night before, proudly holding her tattered Black Lives Matter sign high in the air. "Do you see how torn this is?" she asked. "It's because I was running away from you."
Fears For Tear Gas
Kansas City Police Chief Rick Smith defended on Monday his department's use of tear gas and how it handled weekend protests spurred by racism, police violence and the death of George Floyd. But protesters organized for a fourth day of demonstrations, with Mayor Quinton Lucas marching with one group.
You decide . . .