Man Throws Molotov Cocktails at Capitol Police, the USCP Response Is Baffling

In a bizarre scene at Union Station in Washington, DC, on Wednesday, a man was arrested after throwing Molotov cocktails at US Capitol Police. If you aren’t aware of the geography of the area, Union Station is the largest metro and regional train stop in the area, bordering the Capitol grounds.


The officers involved were treated for minor injuries and a backpack with two other bottles of accelerant was recovered. That’s according to a statement released by the USCP, but there’s something else that really caught my eye.

So let me get this straight. A man threw two Molotov cocktails at US Capitol Police, causing injuries to two officers, and the USCP responds by immediately defending the guy, assuring everyone that he wasn’t targeting the Capitol or Supreme Court and that he wasn’t part of any recent protest? How could they even know that so soon? Did they run some kind of check against all the recent pro-abortion protests that have taken place in the wake of Roe v. Wade being overturned? That doesn’t even sound possible to me.

As I said with some degree of snark, we are supposed to believe that some random guy threw Molotov cocktails at Capitol Police because that’s just what random guys do? None of this makes any sense at all. Why is this guy’s picture not being plastered everywhere? As Julie Kelly notes, people who walked around taking selfies on January 6th get sent to solitary confinement for years, but this guy is just charged with assault and that’s that? Heck, I wouldn’t be surprised if he ends up getting a sweet-heart deal like the two Antifa lawyers who torched a police car during the 2020 riots.


In the end, that’s really the issue here and why the USCP’s statement is perplexing. It gives the feeling that this nation operates under two different standards of justice, mainly because it obviously does.

If you steal Nancy Pelosi’s beer, you go to the gulag. If you firebomb a police car, you get a reduced sentence. This isn’t a system anyone trusts, and that’s not a good thing. Domestic terrorism is treated with kid gloves when it’s a leftwinger. When it’s a rightwinger, the book is thrown. And look, I’m not suggesting the book shouldn’t be thrown. What I am suggesting is that all domestic terrorism should be treated the same. Is that so much to ask?

I guess we’ll find out more about this guy who tried to kill two US Capitol Police officers. Or maybe we won’t, because that seems to be how things go when an attack doesn’t fit “the narrative.”


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