Bozell: ‘The Left-Wing Insurrection Continues in Portland and the Media Yawn’

Craig Bannister | March 12, 2021 | 10:10am EST
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MRC Pres. Brent Bozell

Liberal media are still ignoring the ongoing violence in Portland, Oregon, even with Joe Biden as president, Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell noted Friday.

“The left-wing insurrection continues in Portland and the media yawn,” Bozell tweeted in response to a post by former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer.

Retweeting video and news by Post Millennial Editor-at-Large Andy Ngo of Antifa and Black Lives Matter (BLM) rioters storming a U.S. courthouse in Portland, Fleischer noted the double-standard regarding violence against federal government facilities:

“Attacking some Federal Courthouse in Portland is ok it seems. At least, attacking it all the time doesn’t lead to mass condemnation. Attacking the US Congress is not ok. That was and should be condemned. The Portland attacks should be condemned too.”


In his tweet, Ngo describes the scene as federal offices clash with taunting rioters:

“Footage of #antifa & BLM rioters being pushed back by federal officers after they tried to storm the Mark O. Hatfield US Courthouse in downtown Portland. They taunt the officers, telling them to shoot. #PortlandRiots

As reported last summer, rioters attacked a Portland federal courthouse, assaulted federal officers, and damaged federal property in a months-long destructive siege.

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