Column: Derek Chauvin case appeal: Could America handle this again?

by John Kass | © 2021 John Kass

When former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of the murder of George Floyd, cities across America still not recovered from violence out of last year’s Floyd protests breathed a sigh of relief.

And not a small sigh either, but a big one. Mayors and governors who had National Guard troops at the ready were certainly relieved. So were business owners who lost nearly everything in the protests last summer.