What has the world come?

Watch as this poor guy gets stopped by Black Lives Matter protesters just trying to cross the street on a day that hit 89 degrees in Washington, D.C.:

The longer version shows that the police officer does nothing to help, forcing the elderly gentleman to walk around in the scorching sun:

According to Fox 5 DC, the protest ended after 15 hours and fell far short of its goal of 28 hours:

Black Lives Matter and BYP 100 protesters blocked pedestrian and vehicle traffic Wednesday during a demonstration near D.C.’s Union Station. The protest ended after 15 hours.

The protesters started lining up at Massachusetts Avenue in front of the offices of Fraternal Order of Police’s D.C. office at around 7 a.m. Wednesday. Police responded as the group formed human chains that stretched across 3rd and 4th Streets.

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D.C. Police and U.S. Capitol Police on the scene were directing traffic around the protesters. However, the protest fell short of 28 hours and ended at around 10:45 p.m., with Massachusetts Avenue reopening to traffic.

What did they accomplish, other than ruining this guy’s day?

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