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260: Time-out called in Portland as the Democrats reload. @RichardAEpstein

Released Thursday, 30th July 2020
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Image:  Map of Portland in 1890.

Time-out called in Portland as the Democrats reload. @RichardAEpstein
https://www.hoover.org/research/portland-goes-over…The continuing unrest in Portland, Oregon, which has now lasted some 55 nights, exemplifies the breakdown of law and order that has become a daily occurrence in many cities with progressive mayors. Portland police are nowhere to be found at the site of the protests outside the Mark O. Hatfield Courthouse, a federal building. On June 26, President Trump issued an Executive Order sending federal troops to protect the courthouse—and so far, they have made at least 43 arrests. The President minced no words when he attacked the protesters as “anarchists and left-wing extremists” spurred on by “agitators who have traveled