@noelle fwiw, not meaning to reply-girl at you, but: i haven't seen any estimates that put the property damage at billions of dollars, let alone hundred. *all* of the 2017 california wildfires *put together* have only reached $18B, and iirc the el dorado wildfire has only burned mostly-uninhabited acres. the 2018 wildfire caused $8 million in damage.
on the other hand, the minnesota protests alone have caused at *least* $25 million in damage.
like, i agree with your broader point, but it's inaccurate to say that the riots caused less damage than gender reveal parties
see, https://www.hcn.org/articles/wildfire-in-california-more-than-340000-lose-wildfire-insurance, https://www.cnn.com/2018/11/27/us/arizona-gender-reveal-party-sawmill-wildfire-trnd/index.html, https://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-insurance-bill-for-damage-and-looting-during-protests-over-george-floyds-death-will-be-at-least-25-million-and-thats-just-in-minnesota-2020-06-04
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