Conservative author, commentator, and political activist Candace Owens has now said that Washington D.C. was “more out of control” during the Black Lives Matter riots and Brett Kavanaugh hearings than during the events of Jan. 6, 2021, the UK Sun is reporting.
Violent protesters took to the streets last year following the May death of George Floyd, who died after a white police officer knelt on his neck for several minutes.
“As a D.C. resident — our city burned for WEEKS this summer during BLM riots. They destroyed & looted private businesses for WEEKS,” Owens tweeted on Jan. 12.
“What happened at the Capitol last week registered as a 2 on a scale of to 1-BLM. Watching the media pretend otherwise is appalling brainwash.”
The author stated that she was “so confused” when her family asked if she were okay during the demonstration at the Capitol, “and yet didn’t ask over this summer when we were virtually under siege for weeks.”
“Then I realized the power of the mainstream media. The violent BLM siege of DC was simply allowed,” she wrote. “I have been a DC resident for years and can tell you when our city was the most out-of-control:
1) BLM George Floyd protests. Nothing compares. Our city was genuinely under violent siege for weeks. 2) Brett Kavanaugh hearings—they stormed the Capitol for days.”
In October of 2018, more than 150 people were arrested following demonstrations regarding the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
Hundreds of protesters were also arrested after Black Lives Matter demonstrations across the country.