Finally CHOP Protesters Are Coming To Their Senses...
The Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone or Capitol Hill Occupied Protest is ending. The CHOP protesters put out a call on Twitter telling all of the occupants that the protest was done and that they are instead going to be terrorizing people online instead. This is largely due to the fact that it was getting dangerous to live in the "utopia."
"Dear comrades in the struggle,
Over the last two weeks, we have achieved what no one thought possible. We successfully built a self-governing community and convinced city leaders to enact meaningful police reform, including substantial budget cuts to the SPD.
Last night, [the] Solidarity Committee received notice from some of our trusted partners that persons in the park were in danger. We immediately implemented our emergency relocation plan, successfully evacuating most of the park. Thankfully, no danger materialized. However, we are now left with the reality that very few people remain in our beloved CHOP. This morning's census finds fewer than two dozen clustered near the East Precinct. Eleven additional people are at the Space Needle. Last night's BLM march had 71 participants, a number we expect to continue to drop.
It is time we shift to the next phase of our organizing and move from direct action to virtual activism. We call on everyone to continue the struggle through Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat. We have held city officials accountable and can continue to do so in a way that is safe for everyone. The CHOP project is no concluded..."
The tweet goes on to push for Biden this November and thanks everyone for the support. Many people don't believe this is from real CHOP members, but who knows. Hopefully, they get out of there and the mayor grows a pair when it comes to handling these city seizing protesters. This should never have happened. The police should have been allowed to act. It's the right to peacefully protest not the right to seize part of a city...