Twitter Mocks Media Bias, White-on-White Violence after Pumpkin Riot


Keene, New Hampshire’s 24th Annual Pumpkin festival burst into a riot Saturday night, requiring riot cops, tear gas, pepper spray, and even a response from the governor’s office. The festival has a history of violence, with over 140 arrests last year, and the city has been unable to figure out a way to contain the chaos.

But because the riots occurred at a pumpkin festival and not, say, an anti-police violence demonstration, many felt the right wing outrage that followed the Ferguson protests was noticeably absent. Cue the mockery:

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