Arsonists/terrorists are starting around America because nothing says justice for George Floyd like a burned-out shell of a city. Tonight, in Nashville, TN, rioters cheered as domestic terrorists set the City Hall on fire.
Today, Democrat Nashville Mayor John Cooper tweeted that he attended this afternoon’s rally for George Floyd, saying it was peaceful. In his tweet, Mayor Cooper asked protesters to refrain from violence, telling outsiders, “If you mean our city harm, go home.’
This afternoon’s rally for George Floyd and racial justice was peaceful. I attended and listened.
We cannot let today’s message of reform descend into further violence. If you mean our city harm, go home.
— Mayor John Cooper (@JohnCooper4Nash) May 31, 2020
Mayor Cooper’s plea fell on deaf ears, as rioters chose arson as a way to get justice for George Floyd.
— Andy Ngô (@MrAndyNgo) May 31, 2020
According to the Tennessean – The fire appeared to start in a first-floor office building a little before 8:15 p.m. Saturday.
Dozens of protesters had gathered on the steps of Nashville’s criminal courthouse and City Hall after a rally and march. Demonstrators smashed windows with rocks and other material drawing a swarm of police and the situation at the building appeared to subside by about 7:30 p.m.
But by 8:15 p.m. fire was visible from the first-floor office building.
A short time later, police with riot gear arrived as a fire burned inside a window at the city hall. Officers deployed tear gas as rioters clustered in the center of the public square park.
Here’s another view of the fire burning Nashville City Hall. It’s interesting how based on the graffiti left behind on the burning buildings, the violent rioters don’t appear to be fans of President Trump.
— big steppa from the boro (@MikeHawksDad) May 31, 2020