About a year ago hapless Kansas City protesters burned a tiny stagecoach in the middle of Westport and vandalized an old school Irish bar because they didn't understand the history of local immigration and/or the working-class golden rule of this cowtown . . .
Don't bother people when they're drinking.
This is an important social code given that recent research tells us that even a drop of booze causes brain damage . . . So just imagine the mental state of Midtown denizens having one of their regular weekend drunks.
Anyhoo . . .
The Westport temper tantrum was one of many low points of 2020 protest and inspired most people to stop taking the local struggle for "social justice" seriously.
Nevertheless . . .
Progressive public radio is playing the protest greatest hits and offering this retrospective . . . Check-it:
Philip Irwin is angry at police. The 68-year-old attended a protest in Westport on July 25, 2020, two months after George Floyd was killed by Minneapolis police. Nearly a year later, his outrage hasn't subsided. "I think I've gotten more angry, less tolerant," Irwin says. "I go almost everywhere, I carry my camera, my GoPro.