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Caesar Play interrupted

By TwoScoopsMcGee   Jun 18, 11:26pm   2 links   192 views   1 comment   watch (1)   quote      

A production of “Julius Caesar” in Central Park was disrupted on Friday evening by two protesters who objected to the bloody scene in which the title character, played by an actor costumed and styled to resemble President Trump, is knifed to death.

A woman who later identified herself on social media as Laura Loomer jumped onto the stage just after the assassination of Caesar and began shouting, “Stop the normalization of political violence against the right,” and, “This is violence against Donald Trump.” Ms. Loomer describes herself as a “a right-wing investigative journalist and activist” who has previously worked with James O’Keefe, the conservative activist known for selectively edited undercover video investigations.

Ms. Loomer’s interruption of the scene was being recorded by a man in the audience who began shouting, “You are all Goebbels,” a reference to the Hitler aide and Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels. On social media, Jack Posobiec, an activist who supports President Trump and has been associated with conspiracy theories, identified himself as Ms. Loomer’s collaborator.


Ms. Loomer, who outside the theater had shouted, “You guys are just as bad as ISIS” and, “Because of liberal violence like this, a congressman this week was shot in Virginia,” posted a video of her own behavior on Twitter.

Another protester, identified as Jack Posobiec, rose to his feet and yelled, "The blood of Steve Scalise is on your hands" and "Goebbels would be proud."

"Interruptions of Plays is part and parcel of living in a big city" :)

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1   NuttBoxer   Jun 19, 1:30pm     ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote    

TwoScoopsMcGee says

for selectively edited undercover video investigations.

No bias there...

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