The most intense fight I’ve ever seen pic.twitter.com/TCXXO98ijp
— Guy (@apiecebyguy) December 4, 2018
But for all that, the US is remarkably civil.
To date, 10 people have DIED in the French yellow vests protests. That’s a Charlottesville every few days.
Meanwhile, the US is having a national scandal over some people shouting and sneering at each other.
Moreover, now that we’re on an Americanophile tangent: There’s some chance that the libelled and doxed Catholic high schooler will get very substantial compensation in the coming legal proceedings. This is the positive side of America’s much-criticized litigation culture: Occasionally, malefactors can lose a lot of money. There are few routes to meaningful recourse (i.e. $$$) in the vast majority of countries. On balance, that’s probably a reasonable price to pay for the occasional story of a woman suing McDonald’s for spilling her own coffee.