MPs fraudulently claim expense - no action taken
Bankers take massive risks, ruin the economy, commit frauds - no action taken, bonuses all round
Police abuse authority - retire early with honours & pension, no action taken
Civil servants screw up major public contracts - promoted to new positions, no action taken
Multi-nationals evade taxes - get preferential treatment from HMRC, no action taken
This does not excuse the looting, but I put it to you that our lords and masters committing blatant crimes and getting (effectively) rewarded for it is a much greater cause of social unrest that a few blood-spattered pixels. People think they can get away with destroying the country because they observe the higher echelons of society getting away with it day-in, day-out.