What the Protests Are About

Many of the protestors and rioters may be demonstrating solely against the racially motivated police brutality exemplified in the killing of George Floyd. I suspect that for even greater numbers, that wretched event served as a catalyst that propelled them out on the streets, and that their feelings of frustration and dissatisfaction range over the entire state of affairs in our hapless country, most particularly the triumph of cynicism, greed and selfishness over concern for the common good.