[Ed. – According to the mayor, the city is on the verge of a ‘summer of love.’]
Solan called for local leaders to help restore order after anti-cop protesters declared a six-block section of the city’s Capitol Hill neighborhood to be an “autonomous” area and a “cop-free zone.”
Solan told host Harris Faulkner that legitimate issues of police brutality and racism had been “stolen by unreasonable activists in the city of Seattle.
“And, this is the closest I’ve ever seen our country, let alone the city here, to becoming a lawless state when public safety issues are deeply, deeply concerning,” Solan went on.