A cynic might suggest that a year out from the olympics is a perfect time to allow the pressure cooker some release and a perfect excuse to "learn" from the event and gain public support for the arbitrary introduction of drastically stricter security measures.
Individuals acting appallingly? ......below the shallow surface, the monkey lurks.
Opportunistic thieves thieving? .....how surprising really? The filthy and corrupt
rich haven't fully cornered that market yet, this is just small scale variation of the exact same behaviour.
In past times, the peasants stormed the castles, (while still doing terrible mindless things to one another at the same time).
Now the castles are gated communities or isolated mansions patrolled by private security or other rarefied levels of separation, so now where do the peasants revolt?
Down at street amongst themselves and amidst the merchants and against the police (themselves who've long since been subverted from the duty of protecting the people to the more important tasks of protecting property and wealth.
The comfortably wealthy must be pretty stupid to believe that the disparity between their position and that of the people who are doing it hard, is not noticed and resented.
Is it really any wonder that this happens when we are but monkey cousins with all the social shit throwing skills of monkeys?
and bosey would you like to back this piece of rightwing vomit
who was unlikely ever to be cured with rehab) got what he had coming
with some evidence, or is that just your bigoted trash opinion being voiced?