From the fairly nationally representative battleground state of North Carolina, we learn most people want to see the police intervene to stop the destruction even if people are out of harm’s way:
The vast majority of people don’t want to see people get hurt, though:
One-in-ten people don’t want the police intervening at all, even when something like this happens:
The streets will settle it.
As the second graph shows, this contingent is disproportionately young, far-left, and non-white. They’re not settling for performative half measures. They’re angry and they want to make things happen. One suspects they’ll have plenty more opportunities to do so over the next few months.