The political mood in our nation is tense.
Well, that may very well have been the understatement of the week. In truth, Americans are at each others’ throats when it comes to pontificating the plight of our political scene, stirred by a number of unprecedented issues that have taken root in the American psyche. We’re dealing with a pandemic that has killed 180,000 of us as race riots continue to spring up around the nation, many of which have been sparked by horrific and gruesome videos of police-involved shootings and deaths.
Oh, and let’s not forget about our money troubles and the murder hornets either.
This angst has manifested itself in a vast variety of ways, with the latest symptom of our national disease coming at the expense of Senator Rand Paul and his wife.
Republican Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul was harassed Friday after leaving the White House where President Donald Trump delivered his speech for the final night of the Republican National Convention.
Several videos capture Paul walking down the street while a crowd of protesters swarmed him and his wife. Several police officers surrounded Paul and his wife in an attempt to keep protesters at bay. A police officer appears to have been shoved into Paul, almost knocking him off his feet.
The scene was chaotic, to say the least.
— MeCadGuy (@mecadguy) August 28, 2020
— Brendan Gutenschwager (@BGOnTheScene) August 28, 2020
Paul would go on to thank DC police on Friday for protecting he and Mrs. Paul during the ordeal.
The nation’s capital will again be filled with protesters on Friday, as the “March on Washington” is set to commemorate the 57th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr’s “I have a dream speech”.
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