Sympathy for the Devil and the American Experiment

With police playing both ends of the game as protests and demonstrations broke out across the nation after the choking death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, a section of lyrics from the Rolling Stones song Sympathy for the Devil came to mind.

Just as every cop is a criminal
And all you sinners saints
As heads is tails
Just call me Lucifer
’Cause I’m in need of some restraint