Former ESPN NBA Reporter Chris Palmer Wanted Rioters to 'Burn It All Down,' Until They Reached His Neighborhood

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A protester runs past burning cars and buildings on Chicago Avenue, Saturday, May 30, 2020, in St. Paul, Minn. Protests continued following the death of George Floyd, who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

It’s pretty stunning that folks in media can push the fiction that it’s not leftists behind the riots when we can see the folks on video right in front of us.

We can see the local leftist organizations organizing.

We have leftist celebrities even contributing to the Minnesota Freedom Fund to bail people out of jail.

But sure, it’s “white nationalists.”

But suddenly, some of those folks who were contributing for bail or even cheering on the riots found that their own neighborhoods might not be safe.

Case in point: former ESPN NBA reporter Chris Martin Palmer.

On Thursday, he was encouraging people to burn it all down in a tweet of a building in flames in Minneapolis. Just so happened the building in the picture was a 189-unit low-income housing building, designed to help the poor in the neighborhood. Nice job, there, Chris. But even if it weren’t, very bad look to be inciting rioting.

But the real kicker to the story was what he then tweeted on Saturday, a couple of days later after encouraging rioters.

Shot and chaser:

He deleted those two tweets.

He even called the rioters “animals.”

From NY Post:

Chris Palmer, an NBA reporter, on Saturday blasted the “animals” who destroyed a Starbucks, tried to trespass into a nearby “sister community” and gathered outside his building.

“Tear up your own shit,” Palmer said in a series of emotional tweets.

“Don’t come to where we live at and tear our neighborhood up. We care about our community. If you don’t care about yours I don’t give a shit.”


But boy, if that isn’t a wonderful example of a celebrity liberal right there.

Palmer later claimed he didn’t realize it was low-income housing, “I do not endorse property destruction of any kind. Real protestors don’t loot. Peaceful protest is the only way. Be safe. God Bless.”

Uh-huh. Which is why he said, “burn it all down.”

HT: Twitchy


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