An innocent motorist who refused to turn around his car Saturday in Portland when the violent leftist group Antifa blocked the street, was chased down and accused of being a racist by the unhinged agitators. Rather than reporting the truth, the media simply ran with the deranged group’s assertion that the man had ‘plowed through protesters’ with his car.
This video shows an elderly gentleman who refused to go along with the idiocy, and found a path through the blockade.
The mob chased the man down, kicking and smashing at the car with batons, while one of the leftists encouraged the others to beat him up.
It later emerged that the group searched the license plate number and then doxxed the man, making his home address public on social media. The group, calling itself ‘Portland Resistance’ claimed that the man “ran over” protesters, even though the video clearly shows he did no such thing.
Some people are upset about the fact that we asked for help identifying the man who ran over protesters in Portland and then upon getting that help, identified him. For that we would like to sincerely say, you’re welcome. Make racists afraid again ✊
— PDX Resistance ✊ (@Pdx_resistance) October 8, 2018
Rather than accurately reporting what is clearly visible, ABC affiliate KATU News posted another angle of the incident and claimed that “A driver plowed through protesters in downtown Portland this afternoon.”
— KATU News (@KATUNews) October 7, 2018
Nope, that’s still just a chicken necked idiot in a mask and hoodie, attempting to push the man’s car from the front.
Plowed? I see a mob beating on an elderly man’s car with fists and weapons. One man is pushing against the car from the front, presumably (and baffling) trying to stop it from escaping. KATU, thanks for the lesson in hyperbolism.
— Jacob Riley (@iiDarkeNii) October 9, 2018
That's not what happened.
If you watch another video of the same incident, the #antifa thugs took over the streets and tried to force cars to turn around. This (elderly) driver refused and was surrounded by the mob smashing his car with batons. He was just trying to escape.
— George Miller (@Genghis_McCann) October 8, 2018
Indeed, they did, as Infowars reported Monday, threatening people, and accusing them of being white supremacists as they simply attempted to go about their day.
Is anyone surprised that when standing in the middle of the road the likelihood of being struck by a vehicle goes up…..? you may have more people join your cause if you stop pissing off everyday citizens minding their own business… just a thought.
— David (@davismac21) October 7, 2018
I wouldn’t call that “plowing” but if you’re going to block traffic expect to be used as a road bump. It comes with the territory. The obvious escapes the snowflakes often…
— Sarcasm, it’s how I hug (@CausticSarcasm1) October 7, 2018
It was quite clear which side most people landed on regarding the incident:
Saying the driver plowed through protesters doesn’t match up with the video. Those protestors look like a danger to peaceful society.
— NellB (@NellB02527815) October 7, 2018
…."plowed through?" How about a little journalistic integrity, and not click-bait, @KATUNews
— David Gillespie (@DVDGLLSP) October 7, 2018
#FakeNews as slow driving is NOT 'plowed through'
— mathewsjw (@mathewsjw) October 8, 2018
From here it looked like the driver was the victim. I believe in protest, but not intimidation of other individuals who just happen by.
— Guy Sturino (@GuySturino) October 7, 2018
They planted themselves in front of his car and then rushed his car. He was probably terrified.
— tina johnson (@alvinant) October 7, 2018
I'd be in fear too if a mob of masked individuals surrounded my car. Especially knowing how violent these protests get. I'd want nothing to do with it and would try to get out of the area too.
— Luke (@LukeKrieger) October 8, 2018
When a mob of hooded individuals surround your car then your car becomes your self defense weapon. He should of mowed down a few more to ensure his safety.
— Barry LFC O Sullivan (@NotoriousLFC) October 8, 2018
Plowing? How about self defense? These guys are candidates for Darwin Awards.
— Dave Collum (@DavidBCollum) October 9, 2018
Plowing through? #FakeNews – The guy was trying to make a legal right turn while unhinged cupcakes tried to prevent him from doing so.
— CriticalToday (@mycriticaltoday) October 8, 2018
I wouldn’t say the car plowed into a victim. The victim was illegally in the road and trying to obstruct the driver. I would guess the driver wanted no part of an illegal protest and tried to carefully to get away. If he’d been vindictive he would have been going a lot faster.
— RJM (@RJM_Engage_Lead) October 7, 2018
"Victim" seems like the kind of word that should be reserved for someone who was struck by a vehicle… not someone who thought he could stop a car by leaning on it.
— The Happy Talent (@TheHappyTalent) October 8, 2018
Don't get in front of the car. If everyone would do this, people wouldn't block the road.
— David R Bowles (@DrBow31) October 7, 2018
Good. Just wish there was law and order in your city.
— rainman (@ms1brinker) October 9, 2018
The driver is the victim. Stop showing your bias.
— AD (@moogster11) October 9, 2018
#hottake You may want to rethink who is the victim.
— Mike Jones (@jonzeygolf) October 8, 2018
Protesters should not be allowed to walk freely in the streets. It’s ridiculous and they should all be cited.
— fletmw (@fletchallmc) October 7, 2018
"They have not heard from the driver or the victim yet." Don't be daft. The driver was the victim. It should read, driver escapes with his life after attack by violent lunatics.
— Andie Cole (@Andie_Cole_) October 8, 2018
I thought Seattle was bad…then I got transferred to this hell hole. The mayor lets this happen…because the mayor is a lunatic. Police are often given stand down orders…as was the case over the ICE office. This really needs to stop.
— Diana Miller (@seamm54) October 8, 2018
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