Just last week, Boston’s mayor and police commissioner boasted that their force has rarely resorted to using militarized riot precautions. But on Saturday, that wasn’t the case. Journalists who filed stories prior to 1 p.m. claiming that cops were on their best behavior would have been accurate; by 2 p.m., however, when the riot gear and batons came out, such descriptions warranted corrections.
BAKER CALLS FOR ‘UNITY RALLY’ INSTEAD OF ‘COUNTER-PROTEST’
— McCallister Crowley (@Occupocalypse) August 19, 2017