[Ed. – Isn’t it interesting that the same crowd dispersal tactic that had the Left up in arms when Donald Trump used it on the Mexican border two weeks ago merits little more than a mention from the elite media now that Emmanuel Macron uses it to control protesters.]
Police fired tear gas canisters at “yellow vest” protesters in central Paris on Saturday during a demonstration against the high cost of living.
A police spokeswoman told reporters there were about 1,500 protesters on the Champs Elysees and authorities said 127 people had been placed under arrest after police found weapons such as hammers, baseball bats and metal petanque balls on them.
Some 8,000 police were deployed in Paris to avoid a repeat of last Saturday’s mayhem, when rioters torched cars and looted shops off the Champs Elysees boulevard. …