“At least three federal officers in Portland may not recover their vision after earlier this week demonstrators, who have shown up in crowds of over 1,000 for more than 50 consecutive nights, shined lasers in their eyes and threw fireworks at a federal courthouse, officials said.”
As we’ve covered here at LI, antifa violence in Portland, Oregon, and beyond long pre-dates the George Floyd protests that devolved into riots in cities across the country. Yet the leftstream media would have us believe, despite all evidence to the contrary, that the antifa anarchists creating mayhem in Portland are peaceful protesters.
We are seeing the most stunningly blatant and deeply bizarre gaslighting by both Portland mayor Ted Wheeler and the media about what has been going on in Portland.
Apparently, they are convinced that no one can see the multitude of videos of the arson, vandalism, and violent attacks on law enforcement (and random journalists, et al.) because we are hearing that peaceful protesters are being assaulted by “Trump’s stormtroopers” when all they are doing is standing around peacefully protesting.
Um, no. Here’s what’s going on in Portland:
— Portland Police (@PortlandPolice) July 22, 2020