How did Antifa celebrate Independece day? With Flag burning and violence of course.
Today was an American Holiday. It was our Independence Day. No, not a celebration of a Will Smith blockbuster, but a day in which we as American’s celebrate ridding our land of British control and declaring our own government. It is the birthday of the United States of America. Which of course means the violent left wing Antifa groups would be out starting trouble.
Days after journalist Andy Ngo was assaulted and suffered a brain hemorrage by Antifa in Portland Oregon, journalist Ford Fischer took to the streets of Washington D.C. to record yet more violence.
First up, a group sets out to burn flags, which burn at a rate I doubt anyone was expecting. A small melee breaks out, followed by the group refusing police instructions to leave the street. The group chants such charming statements as “America was never great” and to “fight for a world without America”. Yes, that will surely gain American’s support.
Once police managed to remove the group from the street and onto the sidewalk, more violence erupted which resulted in arrest.
We then get to see what we are quite used to seeing, Antifa being violent for no reason. In this video, a woman goes from what seems to be conversation, to headbutting. In return she is punched in the face, and then taken away by police.
The Proud Boys, which Antifa and the Left attempt to portray as a white supremacy organisation, was on hand and appeared to be the primary opposition to the Antifa group. A Proud Boys leader, Enrique Tarrio gives Fischer his story of the events that transpired.
Police then escorted the Proud Boys away. Fischer recorded the group chanting “blue lives matter”. If you watch the video, it doesn’t really appear to be a group of white supremacists.
The Secret Service issued a statement after the event. There were a total of two arrests made, one for felony assault on a police officer and malicious burning, and the other for obstructing a police investigation and resisting arrest. Two officers incurred minor injuries and were treated at a local hospital.
Antifa violence has inspired several international petitions to declare Antifa a terror organization. The latest petition, started after the Andy Ngo attack can be found at Change.org