They got a lot of attention on Facebook and Fox News for the protest they planned at a Revolutionary War memorial park in Brooklyn; but when it came time for Wednesday night’s public burning of American flags, these radical leftists’ bark turned out to be much worse than their bite. In fact, you might say the anarchist group was virtually toothless in its attempt to express their disdain and disgust with an America they see as a racist, imperialist, terrorist nation. And the bite was, ironically, on them.
As the NBC affiliate in New York City reported about the planned protest by the group calling itself Disarm NYPD, only a few anti-flag agitators showed up, and they were far outnumbered by counter-protestors, patriotic military veterans, police, and media types intent on getting pictures of the event that was expected to be much bigger.
The TV report noted: “Several activists still showed up Wednesday evening to burn both the Confederate and American flags. A handful of people, their faces covered by scarves, set fire to one American flag near a grassy area, and then set fire to a Confederate flag and an American flag by the monument.”
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Todd Starnes of Fox News Radio was at the event to see how the much-talked-about flag burning backfired as patriotic flag protectors turned out to stand firm in honor of Old Glory:Image Credit: Twitter/@toddstarnes
By clicking on the video above, you can watch the coverage by the local NBC TV station of the noisy confrontation in New York and see for yourself how patriots, including a bunch of bikers, took care of business.
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