by Mike ‘Mish’ Shedlock
Today, in Charlotte North Carolina, riots are underway for the second day. Governor Pat McCrory declared a State of Emergency and deployed the National Guard to ‘assist local law enforcement’.
The riots began when a peaceful protest over the death of a black man shot by a police officer suddenly turned ugly.
State of Emergency in Charlotte
[…] In what will surely become a topic for the pending election debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, State of Emergency Declared in Charlotte as Protester Shot.
Authorities in North Carolina have declared a state of emergency and called in the National Guard after protests over a deadly police shooting turned violent for a second night.
Pat McCrory, governor of the southern state, made the announcement late on Wednesday as groups of demonstrators smashed windows and started fires in Charlotte, the state’s largest city.