Over the last few weeks, there has been a national debate perpetuated on the idea that political violence only happens on the far-right end of the spectrum. That argument ends today.
The violent left-wing group known as antifa is currently descending upon the University of California, Berkeley campus, beating innocent civilians, assaulting police, and terrorizing reporters. The details are still coming in, as reporters on the ground recover from having their phones and cameras destroyed by the left-wing mob.
Some reports indicate that the antifa mob gathered as a result of a pro-Trump prayer day being held at Berkeley.
The below videos are just a small sampling of some of the horrific violence that antifa is currently committing against innocent civilians while police are told to stand down and retreat.
The images do not look like America, but a third world country where political forces beat each other in the streets. The footage coming out of Berkeley shows conclusively that antifa is:
Violently mobbing and beating innocent civilians in the streets:
Police have been given stand down orders while Antifa destroys the campus.
— Devin Sena (@DevinSenaUI) August 27, 2017
Mob chases down a Trump supporter , chants go home, and rips their sign.
— Oak-Town☢Unfiltered™ (@hrtablaze) August 27, 2017
Violently attacking journalists and reporters:
Assaulting police, who are retreating and being told to stand down.
Taking over public parks:
This is a breaking post and will be updated if more information becomes known.
Editor's note: this article was edited after publication to remove tweets that were no longer available.
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