More Violence at Anti-Trump Rallies

 

From yesterday’s LA Times:

Supporters and critics of Donald Trump squared off Wednesday as the presidential candidate held a rally in Anaheim, with police making several arrests after some demonstrators threw objects at them. After Trump departed, a small group of protesters remained in the area, ignoring orders by police to disperse. One trash can was set on fire, some protesters threw rocks, and large throngs of police were trying to push the remaining demonstrators away. At least seven adults and one juvenile were arrested over the course of the day, with many taken into custody after police declared an unlawful assembly. “You can’t arrest all of us,” one woman shouted. Another group of anti-Trump demonstrators continued to linger, yelling, “Mexico! Mexico!”

This follows similar incidents in Albuquerque earlier this week:

Protesters outside a rally for Donald J. Trump in Albuquerque threw rocks at police horses and lighted fires on Tuesday night, according to the police and postings on social media. The Albuquerque police said on Twitter that contrary to reports, no tear gas had been deployed outside the rally venue, the Albuquerque Convention Center.

The police also said no gunshots had been fired. Live video aired by KOAT-TV showed officers pushing protesters onto sidewalks. The police reported that their horses were being attacked.

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  1. Larry3435 Member
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    These “protesters” just have to be on Trump’s payroll, don’t they?

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  2. Bryan G. Stephens Thatcher
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    Soooooo, Trump is the threat to the Republic while the Left supports the actual, you know, riots.

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  3. The Forgotten Man Inactive
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    The left’s first big cannon the MSM has failed them when it comes to Donald Trump and every clash between Trump and the NYT only makes Trump stronger.

    Now the next big Cannon is released.  These are Rent-a-mobs normally paid for by a George Soro’s front group.  If you can’t beat them stifle their speech and dominate the news cycle with protestors while implicetly blaming the victim for the mini riot.

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  4. I Walton Member
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    Well, maybe Trump is a threat to the left.  That’s good isn’t it?

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  5. Pseudodionysius Inactive
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    Well, this morning, according to your newest contributor, this would be an appropriate response if faced with an Extinction Level Threat To Democracy would it not? Or am I misunderstanding the Main Feed posts and require more time in some type of re-education camp before I can dine with the adults at dinner time?

    #NeverRape

    #WilliamJeffersonCosby

    #LipBiterInChief

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  6. livingthehighlife Inactive
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    Professional thugs acting like professional thugs.  News at 11.

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  7. Pencilvania Inactive
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    The tags for the post really should include ‘rent-a-mob, anarchists, progressive tactics.’

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  8. Pseudodionysius Inactive
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    Pencilvania:The tags for the post really should include ‘rent-a-mob, anarchists, progressive tactics.’

    #NeverThug

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  9. cdor Member
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    “The police also said no gunshots had been fired. Live video aired by KOAT-TV showed officers pushing protesters onto sidewalks. The police reported that their horses were being attacked.”

    “You can take my son, you can take my daughter, you can even take my wife,” one officer was quoted as saying, “just don’t jack with my horse, or I’m gonna stomp you right off the street and onto the sidewalk.”

    These guys are tough! Just kidding, of course. It’s obvious the cop wouldn’t give up his daughter ever.

    The media always tries to paint these protests as somehow being Trump’s responsibility. I believe this is another area where Trump will win against them. A crowd of screamers yelling pro Mexico and/or anti American slogans is not a pretty picture.

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  10. EThompson Inactive
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    More violence at Trump rallies? Qué sorpresa!

    According to California Governor Jerry Brown’s new state budget, Latinos are projected to become the largest single racial/ethnic group in the state by March of this year, making up 39% of the state’s population.

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