Train on the Way to Patriots Playoff Game Forced to Stop by Out-of-control #BlackLivesMatter Protesters

Train on the Way to Patriots Playoff Game Forced to Stop by Out-of-control #BlackLivesMatter Protesters

black lives matterRemind me, what do police officer shootings have to do with football playoffs? Oh yeah, that’s right, as much as fish have in common with bicycles. Bizarrely, radical left-wing activists claiming to be from #BlackLivesMatter held up a sign on the train tracks in front of a train full of fans on their way to the Patriots playoff game, forcing it to a halt.

According to the Tea Party News Network,

The protesters stopped the MBTA commuter train that was en route to Gillette Stadium for the playoff game for a total of four and a half minutes in honor of the four and a half hours Michael Brown’s body was left on the street after being shot during a physical altercation with a police officer.

If their goal is to be as obnoxious as possible and accomplish nothing, they sure achieved it. Stoking the flames of racism where no racism occurred does nothing to help race relations, but instead worsens them. The Michael Brown shooting incident has been thoroughly investigated by a grand jury and the cries of racism turned out to be false. To continue to bring the incident up again and again now that all this has come out – while breaking the law no less – is making them look incredibly foolish as well as rude.

Rachel Alexander

Rachel Alexander

Rachel Alexander is the editor of Intellectual Conservative. She is a senior editor at The Stream, and is a regular contributor to Townhall, the Selous Foundation for Public Policy Research, and The Christian Post, and provides weekend news items for Right Wing News. She frequently appears on TV and news radio as a conservative commentator. She is a recovering attorney and former gun magazine editor. She previously served as a former Assistant Attorney General for the State of Arizona, corporate attorney for Go Daddy Software, and Special Assistant/Deputy County Attorney for the Maricopa County Attorney's Office. As co-president of the UW Political Science Honor Society, she obtained degrees in Political Science and History from the University of Washington, followed by a law degree from Boston College and the University of Arizona. She was ranked by Right Wing News as one of the 50 Best Conservative Columnists from 2011-2016.

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