SkyNews’ Mark Stone challenged looters in London to explain why they were rioting and found that just about any behavior can be excused by making it about taxes.
Reality, of course, is different. This 89-year-old barber didn’t collect any taxes from the people who destroyed his store and livelihood. And what on earth would you loot from a barber shop? Shaving cream?
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.