SHOW NOTES: RIOT SEASON IS HERE! Derek Chauvin Murder Trial LIVE!
It's the closing arguments in the Derek Chauvin trial. We lay out the best arguments for the defense. Also, crazy Maxine Waters is on video encouraging violence among her supporters. Again. It's kinda her thing that she does. We also recap the weekend in riots and protests, including one where it's clear cops are NOT always our friends.
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CHAUVIN DEFENSE'S BEST ARGUMENTS
- MEDICAL ANALYSIS:
- Dr. Fowler said Floyd died of sudden cardiac arrhythmia due to a myriad of underlying conditions and drug use: SOURCE: KARE11
- Atherosclerotic and hypertensive heart disease
- Some degree of carbon monoxide intoxication from the tailpipe of the squad car
- NOTE: Dr. Fowler used prosecution witness Dr. Baker's report for these conclusions!
- The prosecution argued Floyd had 98% oxygen. But Dr. Fowler explained O2 levels can remain "normal" even under carbon monoxide intoxication. SOURCE: CSPAN
- This was after the prosecution's pulmonologist, Dr. Tobin, alleged Floyd died because of ... low oxygen. SOURCES: Global News, The Hill
- An alternate camera angle showed Chauvin's knee was on Floyd's SHOULDER BLADE, NOT his neck. SOURCE: Twitter
- Use-of-force expert Barry Brodd testified Chauvin was justified in his restraint of George Floyd. SOURCE: CBS News
- Chauvin's defense attorney questioned cardiologist Dr. Rich on what would have happened if Floyd had just gotten in the car. SOURCE: FOX9
- Dr. Fowler calculated only 23% of Chauvin's body weight was on Floyd. SOURCE: C-SPAN
- Chauvin's knee did NOT injure Floyd's neck. SOURCE: New York Times
- Additional sources from the opening arguments can be found here.
MAXINE WATERS CALLS FOR VIOLENCE
- Over the weekend, Congresswoman Maxine Waters made peaceful calls for unrest in the streets over the Chauvin trial. SOURCE: Twitter
- Could this maybe be seen as ... inciting violence? What they accused Trump of and tried to IMPEACH HIM FOR when he explicitly said "peacefully"? SOURCES: YouTube, YouTube, YouTube
- So far in 2021, 110 white people have been killed by cops vs. 53 black people. SOURCE: Washington Post
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