There is no war on drugs because you cannot have a war against inanimate objects. There is only war on drug addicts. Which means we are warring on the most abused and vulnerable segments of the population.
Almost a thousand people in West Africa die from ebola and nobody bats an eyelash, yet 2 white people in the US contract it and miraculously a cure is released and given to them because they’re an “extreme circumstance.” Satire is dead and real life is a dystopian hellscape
Our neighborhoods are not warzones, and police officers should not be treating us like wartime enemies.
ACLU. War Comes Home: The Excessive Militarization of American Policing
It is difficult for me as a non-expert observer to see the reasonableness of police in St. Louis deployed with assault weapons both as a matter of public safety and the safety of the police involved.