Unpopular Opinion – Ep. 349 – The Problem With the Thin Blue Line

Adam and Jeff talk to Danger Van Gorder about the disturbing history of the Thin Blue Line flag and what it says about how police view the general public.

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Reference Links

Negotiated Management, The Madison Model, and the 1999 WTO Protests

https://www.themarshallproject.org/2020/06/01/why-so-many-police-are-handling-the-protests-wrong

The History of the Thin Blue Line Flag

https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2020/06/09/the-short-fraught-history-of-the-thin-blue-line-american-flag-309767

“The Ferguson Effect” Myth

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2015/10/james-comeys-crime-creationism/412585/

Reactionary Grievance

https://theintercept.com/2020/06/06/police-brutality-protests-blue-lives-matter/

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