One of Isaac Newton’s important contributions to Physics is his Laws of Motion.
Law I: Every body persists in its state of being at rest or of moving uniformly straight forward, except insofar as it is compelled to change its state by force impressed.
Law II: The alteration of motion is ever proportional to the motive force impress’d; and is made in the direction of the right line in which that force is impress’d.
Law III: To every action there is always opposed an equal reaction: or the mutual actions of two bodies upon each other are always equal, and directed to contrary parts.
A rioter in Portsmouth, Virginia, ran afoul of these laws while vandalizing a monument. A statue on the monument broke off and, obeying the Laws of Motion, proceeded to strike the vandal, sending him to the hospital.
We’re also beginning to see examples of a psychosocial analog of the Third Law in reactions to leftist vandalism. For example, The Sun reports that vandals have defaced the bust of Jamaican playwright by bleaching it.
To every action there is always opposed an equal reaction …
The governors and mayors in the blue jurisdictions would do well to use their police and National Guard resources to put an end to the disturbances before citizens begin to take matters into their own hands.