Butler Shaffer (in 2010)

That congressmen would instinctively call upon the police and FBI for protection is a clear admission of who such agencies are designed ‘to serve and protect.’ Media voices…intent on keeping their jobs…warble in unison the refrain ‘violence, and threats of violence are unacceptable’ in society. What this means, of course, is that ‘violence’ and ‘threats’ that have not been sanctioned by the state are ‘unacceptable.’