George P. Bush Has Clear Message for Rioters

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, responding to rumors that protesters were looking to target the Alamo, had a clear warning for anyone who might be considering causing damage to the historical San Antonio site.

In a statement posted to Twitter Saturday, Bush — son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush — referenced social media rumors that demonstrators could be coming to the Alamo and made clear that officers were already on hand to counter any problems that could arise.

“The Alamo is the Shrine of Texas Liberty. And it will be defended,” Bush said, adding that his office was monitoring the situation. “Rest assured we have already deployed, for several weeks and will continue to do so, the Alamo Rangers in partnership with SAPD, the Department of Public Safety and The National Guard to protect this sacred site. My message to the protesters is simple: Don’t Mess with The Alamo.”

Bush then shared an image of what protester can expect to encounter.

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