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Tunnelman82 t1_jai1xi8 wrote

These payments are just cost of squashing protest. Not a deterrent to politicians just something they have to budget for instead of enacting changes they don’t want to do.


StoryAndAHalf t1_jaimge8 wrote

Police gets to be violent. Tax payers pay victims. Police carries on as if nothing happened with no consequences for their actions. Status quo remains and no lesson was learned.


SanguisFluens t1_jaiu2ji wrote

The only consequence was that the protests eventually stopped and their budget increased.