The Media praised left-wing riots, but now they are against them …

Excellent article by Daniel Greenfield in FRONTPAGE Mag

In 2018, the media was writing up glowing stories about the hundreds of Women’s March members who were engaging in “direct action” to disrupt the Senate’s Kavanaugh hearings.

Hundreds of members from the radical leftist group had invaded the hearings and were arrested. Their travel expenses and bail for the disruptions were covered by the Women’s March. Radicals from the March and other leftist groups blocked hallways, shouted down Senate members, and draped protest banners from balconies. Democrats cheered them on.

When a leftist mob assailed the Supreme Court, pounding on the doors, MSNBC called it an “extraordinary moment” and praised the crowd, “besieging the Supreme Court” and “confronting senators”.

“If you see anybody from that Cabinet in a restaurant, in a department store, at a gasoline station, you get out and you create a crowd. And you push back on them,” Rep. Maxine Waters had urged earlier that year.

Later, the Democrat House member told MSNBC, “They’re going to absolutely harass them”.

In 2020, Black Lives Matter rioters vandalized the Lincoln Memorial and the WW2 Memorial, along with statues of Gandhi, General Kosciuszko, and Andrew Jackson. The racist thugs marched through the city starting fires, including at a historic church, and tried to besiege the White House. Attempts by federal law enforcement to fight BLM terrorism were falsely denounced as a brutal attack on “peaceful protesters”, and as “militarism” and “fascism”.

Democrat House members took to proposing bills to protect the racist mobs from law enforcement. Meanwhile the BLM mob besieged the White House and battled Secret Service personnel, allegedly forcing the evacuation of President Trump and his family to a bunker.

This was the new normal enthusiastically supported by Democrats and the media.

A bail fund backed by Senator Kamala Harris and Biden campaign staffers focused on helping the rioters and looters get out of prison. Along with any other criminals along for the ride.

Violent protests, including those targeting public officials and legislative bodies, had been championed and normalized by Democrats and their media over the last four years. That included the harassment of officials, property destruction, and assaulting law enforcement.

Now, as the Democrats expect to take power, they suddenly decided that rioting is bad.

Before the Save America protest even began, the same Washington D.C. authorities who had championed and protected the Black Lives Matter riots, prepared for a crackdown.

“We want the military, we want troops from out of state out of Washington, D.C.,” Mayor Muriel Bowser had ranted when BLM was attacking national memorials and the White House.

“We will not allow people to incite violence, intimidate our residents or cause destruction in our city,” Bowser now insisted, demanding that the National Guard come out to stop the protests.

Unless they’re Democrats, she failed to mention.

 

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5 Responses to The Media praised left-wing riots, but now they are against them …

  1. stella says:

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    • Lucille says:

      The media is going full-bore into her life and past, revealing everything she’s ever done that they can comment negatively on. I’m sure none of the good things will ever come to light. Family members are commenting, too. Dear grieving families, the media is not your friend. TELL THEM NOTHING!

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  2. auscitizenmom says:

    I hope the Dems get back some of what they have encouraged to be done to us.

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    • Lucille says:

      We expect such actions from Dems. Dems are just being the fascists they are.

      Generally, however, we did not expect the RINOS to show such hate…they are usually too dependent upon our votes and so keep it under wraps (I think Mittens has emboldened them, though). They are the betrayers. Now that they are getting some love from Pelosi and Schumer, they are basking in it.

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  3. hocuspocus13 says:

    So the first group of Capital Police wave the Patriots on to go up to the Capitol Building

    Once they got there they were attacked by the 2nd group of “vicious” Capital Police

    Beaten with metal batons including children and grandmothers cracking skulls

    Grenades of tear gas thrown at them as well as mace

    Then they were shot at running in fear of their lives

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