No reported casualties, but the standoff resulted in spirited chanting and what appeared to be the 19th century equivalent of a “rap battle” when the Anti-FA rebels reportedly invoked the “Battle Hymn of the Republic” to vanquish their adversaries.
Jack Smith of Mic captured live action footage of the conflict:
The far-right Kekistanis mostly showed impeccable rank discipline, as their adversaries baited them into violent conflict:
In a scene that might have been pulled from the Mel Gibson film “Braveheart” — stopping just short of baring their backsides at their foes — forces gathered from the Republic of Kekistan (a reference by diehard Trump supporters and white nationalists to The Cult of Kek).
“It” got real when the North Shore Anti-FA showed up:
The conflict reached a fever pitch as chants of “USA!” broke out:
Pepe the Frog, freshly disavowed by its creator as a hate symbol, was brought into it:
The Boston Police eventually showed up to make arrests. Tim Pool, who ran a stream of the conflict, claimed hours into the rally that a man “in a Trump hat” punched a woman.
The standoff is just another page in the ongoing battle between hardcore Trump supporters and their Anti-FA adversaries.