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London is burning

The shooting death by police last week of suspected gang member Mark Duggan has prompted riots in London, leading to widespread vandalism and hundreds of arrests.

The situation is so bad that Prime Minister David Cameron has cut short his holiday in Italy.

Roberto De Vido is a communications consultant, writer, cartoonist and jack of many trades. The former chief of Tucson Sentinel’s East Asia Bureau, he now lives in California (make of that what you will).

“If he had a gun in his hand why didn’t they shoot his hand to disarm him?”

— Mark Duggan's fiancee Semone Wilson, who clearly has been watching too much television

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