It’s the oldest trick in the radical handbook: Provoke your political opponents to violence as a way to discredit them. Protesters associated with George Soros’s MoveOn.org have been showing up at Donald Trump rallies, taunting Trump supporters until some of them start throwing punches. Then the news reports violence at Trump rallies, and the media and Trump’s opponents blame him for the violence.
MoveOn.org has promised to dog Trump’s appearances with mass protesters in the general election. (See this.)
Now the group has organized “Democracy Spring,” which it promises to be the “largest civil disobedience action of the century.” It will start on April 2 in Philadelphia, whereupon activists will march all the way to Washington, D.C., a ten-day trek that will culminate with activists occupying the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. MoveOn.org, which has been joined with other radical organizations, expects “thousands of arrests,” and is already putting into place legal representation for protesters who break the law.
This, whether or not Trump gets the nomination. Things are going to get very, very ugly in this country. [Read more…]