I am a high-school student from Vermont. I came to Boston to protest the Democratic National Convention. As I was leaving the city, I was robbed for the first time in my life. No, I wasn’t robbed by a mugger, or any other stereotypical criminal. I had my possessions stolen from me by a police officer.
The way leading right wing operatives often conduct their personal lives is also emblematic of the emptiness of the conservative agenda. And this week, their tiresome values charade once again has been shattered.