The rally to assist the 1/6 attackers seems to have drawn extra members of the press than precise protesters.
Here’s what the scene seemed like:
— Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) September 18, 2021
The professional-terrorist protest seems to be fairly empty, and reporters are noticing that they outnumber the anti-democracy gang:
Early experiences present there are extra press than protesters on the #JusticeforJ6 occasion. QAnon figures & Georgia’s Lin Wooden had been warning followers to not attend. Some steered on-line that it was a ‘false flag’ operation to spherical up Trump supporters for arrest.https://t.co/i4cffszs7k https://t.co/Y2OuoEG2OM
— Brendan Keefe (@BrendanKeefe) September 18, 2021
If the protest attendance is so small, why is the company media sticking round to present the extremists who hate democracy consideration?
The protest isn’t newsworthy or notable. The media is hanging round in case issues get uncontrolled or violent, however there may be possible extra safety on the scene than there are protesters.
The home terrorists grew paranoid within the days earlier than the rally and instructed their individuals to not present up.
Going again to Trump’s inauguration, Republicans have had a current historical past of failing to attract a crowd in DC until it was to violently overthrow the federal government and preserve Trump in energy.
The individuals need consideration, so journalists ought to pack up their gear and go get pleasure from a pleasant fall afternoon.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He’s additionally a White Home Press Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Diploma in Political Science. His graduate work targeted on public coverage, with a specialization in social reform actions.
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Member of the Society of Skilled Journalists and The American Political Science Affiliation