The Right’s Gilded Reaction to George Floyd

It was better than expected, but not good enough.

On May 25th, white police officer Derek Chauvin kneeled on African American George Floyd’s neck for eight minutes and 46 seconds, two minutes and 53 seconds of which occurred after Floyd became unresponsive. Floyd, who was on his stomach and restrained by multiple other policemen, did not appear to be resisting arrest. He can be heard…



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Peter Ramirez

political science researcher. former valedictorian. reader/writer. host of “Politics Mostly” podcast.