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The Canadian truck drivers’ protest against authoritarianism has included no assaults against police officers, no lootings of businesses, no arsonist fires, no destruction of police stations … all of which were well-represented in 2020 riots corporate media labeled mostly peaceful. This has been a source of frustration to the corporate media. Disappointed by the lack of real violence in the trucker protest, leftists have resorted to the “McAuliffe Maneuver” of sending activists to discredit the movement through white supremacist cosplay.
The Washington Post published an editorial cartoon bizarrely equating a working-class protest against authoritarian Government as “fascism.” But still, the truckers have persisted in remaining nonviolent. According to the Toronto Globe and Mail, the mere presence of truckers who could potentially hold the wrong opinions is traumatizing to the sort of people who are perpetually traumatized.