NBC Forbids “Riot”

PUBLISHED: 5:21 PM 29 May 2020

Network Forbids Reporters From Saying “Riot”

Yeah, because it’s obvious that this is a peaceful protest designed to bring to light a single injustice?

Just peaceful protestors according to NBC. (CBS Minnesota YouTube Screenshot)

In the latest thought-control effort manufactured by NBC, the network has decided to forbid reporters from using the word “riot” in describing the riots, looting, and total carnage being carried out Minneapolis.

The Daily Caller reported:

“While the situation on the ground in Minneapolis is fluid, and there has been violence, it is most accurate at this time to describe what is happening there as ‘protests’–not riots,” NBC host Craig Melvin wrote on Twitter Thursday.

This will guide our reporting in MN. “While the situation on the ground in Minneapolis is fluid, and there has been violence, it is most accurate at this time to describe what is happening there as “protests”–not riots.”

— Craig Melvin (@craigmelvin) May 28, 2020

Floyd died Monday, and a video later surfaced showing police officers pinning him to the ground, with one stepping on his neck. Floyd could be heard pleading with the officers that he couldn’t breathe, and his family has called for murder charges to be filed against them. The officers involved have all been fired from their positions at the Minnesota Police Department, but no charges have been brought as of Thursday afternoon.

Floyd’s death sparked an outpouring of grief, and led to riots and looting in Minneapolis Wednesday night. Rioters set the city ablaze, and several businesses were robbed or burned down, including Wendy’s and Autozone.

[Of course, the police chief informed Americans yesterday that many of the rioters were not from Minneapolis.]

This was the scene in South Minneapolis about an hour ago. A multi-story apartment building under construction near the corner of Lake & Minnehaha caught fire, early Thursday Morning. The flames were visible from as far away as Bloomington. @KARE11 @MPRnews pic.twitter.com/45cjH5JNvH

— Dave Peterlinz (@DPet_KARE11News) May 28, 2020

The fact that NBC is trying to control the words used to describe the violence indicates that they condone it, and that the network would like to see it continue.

Moreover, it shows utter contempt for Americans’ intelligence. We know what we are seeing: