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Media Takes Heat For Ignoring Violent Attacks On Trump Supporters At Maga Rally

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Conservatives criticized members of the media for failing to cover violence against President Trump’s supporters at the so-called Million MAGA March in Washington, D. C., on Saturday.

“I want to hear Joe Biden and Kamala Harris condemn Antifa/BLM criminals who assaulted and harassed peaceful demonstrators in DC today, including elderly and families,” political strategist Doug Stafford wrote on Twitter on Saturday. “Of course they won’t. And ‘media’ won’t make them.”

“Watching video of people being assaulted and mobbed by BLM/Antifa in DC tonight brings back awful memories. Want an example of media bias? When Rand Paul and I spoke out about our mob assault, the AP reported our claim was ‘without evidence’ despite 10 minutes of video,” Paul’s wife Kelley Ashby Paul wrote on Twitter.

The Pauls were surrounded by what the senator described as a “crazed mob” after the Republican National Convention in August.

“The President’s supporters have a right to peacefully rally supporting POTUS just like his opponents have that same right,” Zeldin wrote on Twitter. “The physical assaults today by violent leftists targeting his supporters is abhorrent. The near total media blackout of the violence is terrible… [and] telling.”

Several thousand Trump supporters protested election results and then hailed Trump’s passing motorcade before nighttime clashes with counterdemonstrators sparked fistfights, at least one stabbing and at least 20 arrests.

After night fell, the relatively peaceful demonstrations in Washington turned from tense to violent.

“When violent far left wing extremists organize violence online, you can always count on the Twitter hall monitors to ignore it,” political commentator Mike Cernovich wrote on Twitter, calling members of the media “Antifa propagandists.”

Cernovich shared screenshots of NBC News’ Ben Collins and CNN’s Andrew Kaczynski tweeting about White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany’s response to the march and Kyle Rittenhouse, who allegedly killed two prote… (Read more)