Glenn's been warning for years that an economic meltdown was right around the corner, and anyone paying attention to London can get a preview of what's coming.
"What's happening over in London now are these flash mobs, and it is burning London to the ground. And it is coming here. We've told you about it, we've warned you about it, Coming Insurrection, Cloward and Piven, all of it. All of it is now starting to happen," Glenn said.
The Blaze reports:
LONDON (The Blaze/AP) – A Scotland Yard official says London police have been stretched to an extent never seen before as a result of three days of rioting in the capital. Deputy Assistant Commissioner Stephen Kavanagh made the comments Tuesday following what he called “unprecedented” rioting.
In a move that corroborates the severity of the situation, British Prime Minister David Cameron recalled Parliament from its summer recess Tuesday and tripled the number of police on the streets of London to deal with the crisis touched off by three days of rioting.
Cameron described the scenes of burning buildings and smashed windows in London and several other British cities as “sickening,” but refrained from more extreme measures such as calling in the military to help beleaguered police restore order. On Monday night, The Blaze brought you intense video that showed the extent of the violence and unrest occurring in England.
In London, groups of young people rampaged for a third straight night, setting buildings, vehicles and garbage dumps alight, looting stores and pelting police officers with bottles and fireworks into early Tuesday. The spreading disorder was an unwelcome warning of the possibility of violence during London’s 2012 Summer Olympics, less than a year away.
England‘s soccer match Wednesday against the Netherlands in London’s Wembley stadium was canceled to freeing up police officers for riot duty.
Police on Monday called in hundreds of reinforcements and volunteer police officers- and deployed armored vehicles in some of the worst-hit districts – but still struggled to keep pace with the chaos unfolding at flashpoints across London, in the central city of Birmingham, the western city of Bristol and the northwestern city of Liverpool.
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