Warmist protesters debating plans to use Hong Kong airport–style disruption tactics elsewhere

The Hong Kong protesters have advanced the state-of-the-art of disruption of a modern economy.  While we admire their creativity and support their cause, we have to reckon with the reality that every other group with a deep grievance is watching and learning, and planning to make our lives hellish until it gets its way.  Such groups have observed that shutting down a major airport has major consequences for the elites who keep a city moving and power a modern economy.  It is a choke point more vulnerable than the customary tactics of disrupting traffic or demonstrating outside an office or major facility. Hong Kong Airport had thousands of protesters, but several hundred might suffice.  Photo credit: Wpcpey. From Australia (paywall protected), we learn that warmist groups fanatically opposed to the massive Adani coal mine project in Queensland are mulling airport shutdown protests.  Renee Viellaris, federal political...(Read Full Post)
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