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'Experts' blasted for cautioning against use of term 'looting' to describe large-scale California thefts

2 months ago·S F, United States
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Critics reacted strongly to claims by "experts" Monday that use of the term "looting" to describe recent large-scale thefts from retail stores in California could be associated with people of color and therefore shouldn't be used.
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Washington Examiner

'Looting' deemed racist term, California experiencing 'organized robbery'

What happened in California this weekend when over $1 million in luxury goods were stolen was not "looting," authorities said.

2 months ago·Washington, United States
Ownership:Philip Anschutz
abc 7 News

Experts caution use of 'looting' in describing rash of Bay Area smash and grabs

Experts we spoke to expressed the importance of media literacy for viewers to critically think about the language used by public officials and the media, as we all try to make sense of these complex issues our society is facing.

2 months ago·S F, United States
Ownership:The Walt Disney Company
The Daily Wire

Experts Mocked After Saying California Crime Spree Isn’t ‘Looting,’ But Rather ‘Organized Robbery’

Don’t call it “looting.” Call it “organized robbery.”Police and law enforcement “experts” in California are saying that the recent surge of smash-and-grab thefts in California shouldn’t be called “looting” because that term carries racial connotations.That has prompted a spokesman for the San Diego Police Department to call the thefts “organized robbery,” according to a new report.The large-scale thefts aren’t considered looting under the Califo…

2 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
Ownership:Ben Shapiro
The Gateway Pundit

San Francisco Officials Spring Into Action... Decide Not to Use the 'Racist' Word "Looting" to Describe Latest Slew of Lootings

It’s not just Nordstrom’s, jewelry stores, and Lululemon, organized youth mobs are looting all kinds of businesses in the San Francisco-Oakland area. An organized mob of youths stormed a Wellspring pharmacy and looted all of the medications this past weekend. And youths hit a clothing store called Prime in downtown Oakland this week – for…

2 months ago·United States
Ownership:Jim Hoft
The Blaze

'Experts' warn against calling California crime spree 'looting' because of racial connotations

Amid a spree of smash-and-grab robberies terrorizing businesses and shoppers in California's Bay Area, "experts" are warning against using the term "looting" to describe the crimes. Dozens of storefronts and businesses in California were ransacked over the weekend in what local police are calling organized burglaries. In Walnut Creek, just 25 miles outside San Francisco, police said a "criminal mob" of 80 masked and armed robbers raided a Nordst…

2 months ago·United States
Ownership:Blaze Media
RedState

Our Intelligence Gets Insulted as ‘Experts’ Weigh in on Using ‘Looting’ to Describe Looting

The language police strike again.

2 months ago·Washington, United States
Ownership:Salem Media Group

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