November 4th Antifa Protests Much Smaller Than Expected

Antifa protests this weekend failed to live up to claims made by various splinter groups associated with the radical far left movement.

Yahoo News has this report from Newsweek:

‘Antifa Civil War’ on November 4 Was Really Just a Few Protests Against Trump

The afternoon of November 4 arrived in midtown Manhattan like any other Saturday. Families breezed in and out of shops and restaurants along Fifth Avenue. Couples chatted on benches in Central Park, enjoying the crisp autumn air. You could easily be forgiven for not knowing that a protest billed Friday by Fox News as the “Antifa Apocalypse” was gathering on the south side of Times Square.

The so-called November 4 protests, which took place in cities across the country today, hosted by a nascent protest group called Refuse Fascism, will likely be remembered more for what they did not look like, than what they did. Far-right conspiracies had morphed the event into a fantasy world of unrealistic expectations.

Antifa was going to start a civil war. Antifa-bred supersoldiers were going to behead white people in town squares across the country. These stories were pushed hard by far-right outlets like Alex Jones’ Info Wars and Gateway Pundit, feeding an engine of clickbait to build a mind-blowing but utterly meaningless news story almost entirely out of thin air.

These stories did not appear out of thin air. Antifa made repeated announcements about massive protests. Doesn’t look like it worked out as planned.

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