The Los Angeles Police Department is facing layoffs thanks to Mayor Eric Garcetti’s “defund the police” cuts:

Might we suggest the LAPD cut back on guarding the mayor’s home then? These protesters, while annoying, don’t seem to require a use of force seen in videos today:

And then the batons came out:

Focus on the one officer in the middle. What was that?

Some commenters are saying that it violated department policy:

And:

Believe it or not, they’re protesting Garcetting getting a spot in the Biden administration:

Literally. That’s what they’re mad about:

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