“Rioted through town”

LORELAI: If you’d won, you could’ve rioted through town trashing storefronts and torching police cars like they do in L.A.

Lorelai is presumably thinking about the 1992 race riots in Los Angeles which began after a jury acquitted four officers of the Los Angeles Police Department charged with using excessive force in the arrest and beating of Rodney King. She makes it sound as if the riot was an excess of high spirits caused by winning a sporting match. Lorelai has a way of saying these uncomfortably racist-sounding things.

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