Hypocrisy: Pro-'CHOP' Mayor Outraged After BLM Protest Her Home [Video]
Durkan released a statement she expressed her anger:
"Mayor Durkan and her family are in the state program to keep their address confidential because of the death threats mostly related to her work as Seattle's U.S. Attorney under President Obama. Instead of working to make true change, Councilmember Sawant continues to choose political stunts," read the statement from her office.
"Tonight she did so without regard for the safety of the Mayor and her family. The Mayor was not even home — she was working at City Hall. Seattle can and should peacefully demonstrate but should not put families and children at risk," the statement concluded.
CHOP has delt another night of shootings. This time ending in the death of one teen while another teen was critically injured. Seatle Times detailed the event:
"A 16-year-old boy was killed and a 14-year-old boy was wounded early Monday morning when they were shot at 12th Avenue and East Pike Street in the protest area known as CHOP, in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood.
The shooting amplified calls to bring law enforcement back to the East Precinct and shut down CHOP, though protesters say the violence isn’t connected to the movement and they won’t leave until their demands are met. Monday’s gun violence marked the second fatal shooting of a teenager in the area in a little over a week — Lorenzo Anderson, 19, died after being shot at the edge of the protest area in the early morning hours of June 20."
Isn't it ironic that the Mayor who allowed and supported the CHAZ (Capitol Hill Auttomnous Zone) in her city would find it 'dangerous' outside of her own home? It's interesting how opinions change whenever circumstances directly affect politicians.