A man who appeared to be part of antifa protests this weekend in Portland, Oregon, verbally attacked a woman who told him that her husband died in the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Video of their encounter shows the man telling her that her husband should “f—ing rot in the grave.”
Saturday saw Portland erupt in a flurry of violence as antifa clashed with a conservative group called Patriot Prayer.
According to the group’s Facebook page, Patriot Prayer organized a “flash march for Law and Order” that day in response to recent antifa demonstrations in which the left-wing militant group displayed its penchant for violence.
Footage emerged a couple of weeks ago of antifa protesters mobbing an elderly man’s car, threatening the driver and hitting and kicking his vehicle which sustained thousands of dollars in damage, according to The Oregonian.
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“Mayor Wheeler stands by while criminals block intersections and assault innocent bystanders who drive by,” Patriot Prayer’s page reads, referring to Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler. The Democrat has said he stands by the decision not to intervene in antifa protests, according to The Washington Times.
“This isn’t political, it’s just wrong,” Patriot Prayer wrote. “It’s a lack of respect for not only the law but just other humans.”
These words were seen in action Saturday. Cellphone video footage showed a demonstrator berating a woman wearing a “USA” shirt.
The man yelled at the woman for simply standing in front of him at a crosswalk, telling her, “Why are you trying to block me? I’m f—ing trying to walk here.”
“Because I obey traffic signals,” the woman replied.
“You’re a f—ing snarky little f—ing idiot,” the man yelled at her, leaning aggressively close to her. “So shut the f— up.”
“Try something, b—-,” she said.
“I’m not, I’m not going to punch you, I’m not like your husband, I’m not going to punch you,” he said.
“I’m not married,” the woman told him.
“I’m not like your boyfriend or your cop boyfriend who is going to f—ing knock you out, so don’t worry,” the man mocked.
At this the woman turned around to face him, and said, pointing to her “NYPD” hat, “My husband died in 9/11.”
“Good for him,” the man told her. “Good, good. NYPD was a bunch of f—ing sodomizers, f—ing sodomizing immigrants with their bully sticks.”
He continued his cruel attack, saying, “So yeah, your husband should probably f—ing rot in the grave.”
What kind of lowlife would say such a thing to a 9/11 widow? So much for the ideals of civil discourse and peaceful protest.
Many leftists are unable to argue for their ideology, instead resorting to hatred and violence.
This trend is encouraged by Democratic leaders, and not just those in far-left anarchist groups like antifa. Liberal politicians use more and more violent language to talk about how to treat their political opponents.
This seems to stoke leftist demonstrators to attack those on the right not just verbally but also physically.
And Democratic leaders like Mayor Wheeler are happy to sweep this violence under the rug.
Democrats need to call out the mob mentality and stop backing violent organizations if they truly care about civility.
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