UC Berkeley Violence – Pro-Trump Rally vs Antifa Goons
Saturday at UC Berkeley- another violent clash took place on April 15 between Antifa and Trump Supporters. It was supposed to be a Patriotic rally, but quickly devolved into a massive clash after Antifa showed up. Then the fight was on. At least 20 were arrested at the rally. It is unclear which side the arrested persons were on.
Once upon a time, Holy Week was a pleasant, quiet time of reflection on the Sacrifice of Christ, complete with Easter Egg hunts, and the squeal of delight from little children who found treasures hidden in the grass.
This year it was a time of overseas mass murder, US manhunts, and violence from Fascists who call themselves ‘anti-Fascist’ with both sides claiming victory. Victory for what I’m not sure.
The media insists on calling Trump supporters “alt-right,” which Google has listed as Nazi based. It’s totally asinine. This rally should have been peaceful, but the presence of Antifa agitators guaranteed that it would not come off that way. It’s the 3rd time Antifa and Trump supporters have clashed at Berkeley. And the Trump supporters are no longer just taking the violence, they’re fighting back.
The LA Times reported,
Fistfights broke out near Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park, where Trump supporters had scheduled a rally. Fireworks and smoke bombs were thrown into the crowd, and a few demonstrators were doused with pepper spray.
Both groups threw rocks and sticks at each other and used a large trash bin as a battering ram as the crowd moved around the perimeter of the park. One bank boarded up its ATMs before the rally as a precaution.
— Political News (@Political1_news) April 15, 2017
One person was arrested for possible assault with a deadly weapon. One person was stabbed. Police were said to have confiscated flag poles, knives, Pepsi cans, and stun guns. At least 6 people were hospitalized. Some were sprayed with pepper spray by both sides.
Oath Keepers led by Stewart Rhodes came from Montana with about 50 people ostensibly to protect Trump supporters at the rally, but were said to have “chilled” as officers attempted to keep the sides apart. It seems to have been a losing battle.
Battle being the operative word. Trump supporters fought back against the Antifa crowd. One MAGA supporter pursued an Antifa member only to end up surrounded by them and attacked with sticks and pepper spray.
— Jack Posobiec ?? (@JackPosobiec) April 15, 2017
— Worldwide News (@kencampbell66) April 15, 2017
And then there’s this guy:
— Laguna Beach Antifa (@LagBeachAntifa) April 15, 2017
— FOX Business (@FoxBusiness) April 17, 2017
— Cate #DemForce (@lavndrblue) April 17, 2017
— Conservative News (@BIZPACReview) April 17, 2017
Spotted at the Berkeley Rally today…someone was trying to stop the violence. pic.twitter.com/KdImPkeYYO
— R. Saddler ? (@Politics_PR) April 16, 2017
What happened @KendallJenner?
— Ricky ?? Vaughn (@RickyVaughn_II) April 15, 2017
- Antifa – the new Nazis
- Antifa terrorists- the real cause of Berkeley Violence
- Based Stick Man- Protecting Trump Supporters