• Biden Administration Tear-Gassed 'Peaceful Protesters' Just Hours After Inauguration

    From Ubiquitous@weberm@polaris.net to alt.tv.pol-incorrect,alt.fan.rush-limbaugh,alt.politics.media,alt.politics.usa on Thu Jan 21 21:05:02 2021
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    A Democratic Party headquarters was damaged, an American flag burned,
    and marchers filled the streets in Portland, Ore., on Wednesday,
    following Joe Biden’s inauguration. Antifa was reportedly behind the activities, known during the summer as “peaceful protests.”

    The New York Times reported that “federal agents in camouflage — now
    working under the Biden administration — blanketed streets with tear
    gas and unleashed volleys of welt-inducing pepper balls as they
    confronted a crowd that gathered outside an Immigration and Customs Enforcement building near downtown.”

    Some in the group of about 150 people smashed windows and
    spray-painted anarchist symbols at the political party
    building. Police said eight arrests were made in the area.
    Some demonstrators carried a sign reading, “We don’t want
    Biden, we want revenge!” in response to “police murders” and
    “imperialist wars.” Others carried a banner declaring “We Are
    Ungovernable.”

    There was a huge amount of outrage last summer after President Trump
    was accused of having “peaceful protesters” tear-gassed without
    provocation to clear the area so he could “get his photo op” at the
    historic St. John’s Episcopal Church, which had been burned in the
    riots the night before. The United States Park Police (USPP) denied
    this allegation and the claim that the D.C. protesters were peaceful
    was also completely false. Over the course of four days, protesters,
    armed with baseball bats, metal poles, and glass bottles for
    projectiles, vandalized property and injured 51 USPP officers.

    So, where is the outrage over the Biden administration using actual
    tear gas (according to the New York Times) to break up “peaceful
    protesters”? They are peaceful, are they not? I mean, that’s what we
    were told about this behavior all summer. CNN and MSNBC, for example, specifically avoided calling the BLM riots “riots.”

    MSNBC reporter Ali Velshi even called the riots “mostly peaceful” as he
    stood amongst rampant violence in front of a burning building.

    MSNBC reporter just now: "I want to be clear on how I
    characterize this. This is mostly a protest. It is not
    generally speaking unruly."

    The guy is literally standing in front of a burning building
    in the middle of a riot. pic.twitter.com/IzCV6On4sF

    — Caleb Hull (I'm With the CCP Don't Ban Me) (@CalebJHull) May
    29, 2020

    Axios also claimed that “The protests that took place in 140 U.S.
    cities this spring were mostly peaceful, but the arson, vandalism and
    looting that did occur will result in at least $1 billion to $2 billion
    of paid insurance claims.”

    By the media’s standards, Joe Biden tear-gassed peaceful protesters.
    Where’s the outrage?

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