And when you wanna make a parallel between "BLM" protests and the MAGA insurrection, take the number of people at the Capitol time total hours to get the total man hours, then divide by number of dead, injured, property, damage, democracies in jeopardy, etc., to get a rate of 1/
2/ destruction per man hour. Next, multiply that rate times the total worldwide man "BLM" protest man hours (many millions) to discover how many would be dead, how many injured, how much destroyed, how many democratic institutions threatened, etc. Finally, compare that
3/ number (i.e., rate of MAGA destruction times "BLM" protest man hours) with the actual totals from "BLM" protests.

My guess is, if the worldwide "BLM" protests had the same destruction rate of that MAGA insurrection, there would be tens, if not hundreds of thousands dead,
4/ many more injured, trillions in property damage, and multiple democracies in jeopardy. On other words, even if you lack the moral compass to distinguish the two events (which means you already lose and are pretty sick), at least get the data comparison right.
5/5 The MAGA insurrection was incomparably worse.
*Hopefully the sense made it through all the typos, dang.

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