Terrorist vigilantes: Thousands of radical leftists pledge to risk arrest in D.C. in April

Terrorist vigilantes: Thousands of radical leftists pledge to risk arrest in D.C. in April
Radical left protesters clash with police in Washington, D.C. on May Day, 2013. (Image: Screen grab of video from realjspeck, YouTube)

[Ed. – Hey, that’s just what social media trolls were calling the protesters at the wildlife refuge in Oregon.  The online hysterics professed to be terrorized and menaced by a handful of people in tents and parkas, camped peacefully in a remote location hundreds of miles away from them.  So, surely, a mob of thousands of trash-strewing leftists descending on Washington, D.C. with the purpose of getting arrested will be terrorist vigilantes too — right?  Of course, the folks at the wildlife refuge didn’t have their expenses paid by George Soros.]

The leaders of Democracy Spring, a coalition of far-left groups plotting a mass civil disobedience movement to begin next month, told Breitbart News they have already confirmed 2,912 protesters who pledged specifically to risk arrest.

Those protesters signed an option on the coalition’s website explicitly stating, “I pledge to be one among thousands who will risk arrest to save democracy in DC between April 11 – 16.” …

Kai Newkirk, Democracy Spring’s campaign director, explained that his team called each of the 2,912 protesters pledging to risk arrest and spent about twenty minutes on the phone expounding on the movement’s goals as well as helping to coordinate travel and logistics. …

“People are coming from Montana, Seattle, and other states around the country,” Newkirk told Breitbart News in a phone interview. …

The group is backed by numerous organizations, including the George Soros-funded groups MoveOn.org, the Institute for Policy Studies, and Demos.

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