On Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, an unarmed young woman named Miriam Carey rammed the White House with her car, then led D.C. police in a chase through 12 city blocks. Police shot her dead. (See Trail Dust’s post, here.)
Miriam Carey was black.
Yesterday, a man sat on the grass of the National Mall in the heart of Washington, D.C., poured a can of gasoline on himself, then set himself on fire.
The still-unidentified man was also black, as you can see in the pics below. The men around the self-immolator are joggers who tried to douse the flames out with their shirts.
Touchingly, the man reportedly thanked the joggers before he was taken to MedStar Washington Hospital Center by a U.S. Park Police helicopter that landed on the Mall.
Sadly, he died in the hospital. Police say his injuries were so severe, authorities will have to use DNA and dental records to identify him.
Strangely, an eyewitness — DOJ attorney Katy Scheflen — says she saw another man setting up a tripod to film the self-immolation BEFORE the man poured gasoline on himself.
In two successive days, two black Americans died horribly in D.C. — one shot by police; the other committed suicide in the most horrific way imaginable.
What is going on?
Tyler Durden of ZeroHedge reminds us that it was Mohamed Bouazizi‘s self-immolation on December 17, 2010 in Tunisia (and subsequent death 18 days later) that sparked the conflagration called Arab Spring.
Dr. Eowyn is the Editor of Fellowship of the Minds.