Luckily it’s not summer or the Untermenschen would be out on the streets by now. The timing of the trial was crucial because it is cold and wet in the winter limiting the mobility of any prospective trouble.
In August 2011 Mark Duggan’s lawful killing sparked three days of riots all across London.
“The weather is on our side. The subs (thugs) are too busy playing their consoles to be bothered with this lawful verdict and it’s freezing. They only go out on money day during the winter months but the summer is when they all come out to play,” a bystander at the hearing told the BBC after the verdict was declared.