As if the situation inside the GOP convention venue wasn’t already wild enough, the scene outside was even crazier. In this instance, a protester wearing a t-shirt about Tamir Rice waved a toy gun in police officers’ faces and called them names:
Black Lives Matter protester taunts police in Cleveland with a toy gun.pic.twitter.com/dTShtX7sM6
— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) July 19, 2016
— Trevor Hughes (@TrevorHughes) July 19, 2016
— Pittsburgh CityPaper (@PGHCityPaper) July 19, 2016
— Joe Noga (@JoeNogaCLE) July 19, 2016
— Rob Garver (@rrgarver) July 19, 2016
For the record, let’s take another look at the toy pistol that Tamir Rice was holding when he was shot by police. It’s not cartoon green, and the bright orange safety tip had been removed.
— ::brittany:nicole:: (@brittanynb) July 19, 2016
As if that wasn’t bad enough, there was a urine fight reported outside the venue as well.
— LMR (@LilMissRightie) July 19, 2016
Stupidity is a poor life strategy… https://t.co/X1iBtmsxmb
— Max (@maxnrgmax) July 19, 2016
— Carl Gustav (@CaptYonah) July 19, 2016
Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional tweets.