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"why did we go from feds gassing us to activists peace policing overnight?"

*whispers counter intelligence ops*

"who are all of these people dressed as golf dads that are suddenly asking press to see their pictures in the crowd?"

*whispers counter intelligence ops*

"why did all of the infrastructure groups suddenly get called out at the very same time?"

*whispers counter intelligence ops*

"why are we hearing about a huge increase in gun violence even though it's pretty much the same as last year?"

*whispers counter intelligence ops*

"why..."

*Screams* just read about COINTELPRO!

pdxpol 

@showerpickles
Yes. Also...

I haven't read much about COINTELPRO, but if I was to suggest something to someone who had read nothing I'd suggest The Burglary by Betty Medsger.

https://www.amazon.com/Burglary-Discovery-Edgar-Hoovers-Secret/dp/0307962954

I'm sure fedi has better suggestions than this...

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