JASON RANTZ

Rantz: 69 photos from the center of the Seattle anti-police riot

Jul 26, 2020, 10:22 PM | Updated: Jul 27, 2020, 5:25 am

Some activists and media members would like to pretend this past weekend’s Seattle demonstration was simply a protest and not an anti-police riot. They’re all wrong.

I was there. I witnessed the arson, assaults, vandalism, and taunting.

Fifty-nine Seattle police officers don’t get injured at your typical protest. Arson, vandalism, and assault aren’t committed at protests. Hours of hurling incendiary devices at police isn’t in protest of anything. It’s being a … well, a word I can’t print at MyNorthwest, but I’ll let you fill in the blank with what you please.

Here are 69 photos I took during the Seattle anti-police riot. And for my written observations and analysis, click here.
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Rantz: 69 photos from the center of the Seattle anti-police riot