Protesters climbing over the fence one by one to get arrested. It's so orderly, the police tell them when to go. pic.twitter.com/ucAAgaPOdj
— Matt Pearce ???? (@mattdpearce) July 25, 2016
Political protests are about as American as it gets.
An argument can be made that the creation of the USA was a massive political protest.
But there are good ways to do it and bad ways to do it.
The bad and counterproductive methods involve hiding one’s face and kicking in plate glass windows at Starbucks and antagonizing police officers.
That’s called escalation.
The right way to protest—and to get arrested at a political protest—looks something like this.