Is “When the looting starts, the shooting starts” a Dog Whistle?

“Trump didn’t credit the original author of his “When the looting starts” quote, but a simple Google search will tell you where it comes from. In 1967, the notorious racist and segregationist police chief of Miami, Walter Headley, declared “war” against what he claimed was a wave of Black criminals “taking advantage of the civil rights” movement.”[5:12 AM]

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