Milwaukee Co. Sheriff David Clarke, Jr. is fed up with America’s “corrupt institutions” and he tweeted on Saturday that it’s “pitchforks and torches time”:

As you might imagine, this didn’t sit well with the MSM…

MSNBC’s Kyle Griffin:

Guardian’s Mo Elleithee:

Washington Post’s Philip Rucker:

Politico’s Ben Schreckinger:

But is it really an incitement to riot? Lawyer Bradley Moss weighs in:

Sheriff Clarke promised a response to the outrage in a blog post on Monday:

And he joked that the MSM would fact-check pitchfork and torch sales at Home Depot: