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A notably diverse set of Trump supporters triggered left-wing rage Friday afternoon for showing up at New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s beloved taxpayer-funded Black Lives Matter mural on Fifth Street and pouring blue paint on it in honor of the police.
Video footage from the incredible scene showed three of the supporters — a black woman later identified as D’Anna Morgan, 25; a “transgender woman” later identified as Juliet Germanotta; and a Hispanic man later identified as Luis Martinez, 44 — pouring blue paint on the mural while chanting “Blue Lives Matter.”
In response, irate bystanders cursed at them like insane maniacs.
Watch (*Graphic language):
My new hero’s 😝 pic.twitter.com/u7fe6BQIPA
— Joel Fischer (@JFNYC1) July 17, 2020
Note how Germanotta, who had on an “All Lives Matter” shirt, tried to impart to the venomously incensed bystanders that “all lives matter, black lives matter, brown lives matter, white lives matter, transgender lives matter.”
But the bystanders didn’t seem convinced …
According to reports, the three Trump supporters seen in the video above were eventually arrested on charges of criminal mischief, while the woman seen passing out flyers was given a criminal court summons for illegally posting the flyers.
“Police blocked off some traffic on Fifth Avenue between 56th and 57th Streets just minutes after the incident occurred. Crews were able to clean up the vandalism by nightfall, but those responsible said they would be back to do it again,” local station WNBC reported.
Black Lives Matter Mural has been splashed by blue paint pic.twitter.com/2an6WLNXsI
— @SCOOTERCASTER (FNTV) (@ScooterCasterNY) July 17, 2020
This incident comes four days after another so-called “vandal” poured red paint over the mural, provoking outrage from the city’s far-left mayor.
Black Lives Matter mural outside Trump Tower is vandalised with red paint pic.twitter.com/Rltz5Kr9vk
— The Sun (@TheSun) July 14, 2020
To whoever vandalized our mural on 5th Avenue: nice try. @NYC_DOT has already fixed it.
The #BlackLivesMatter movement is more than words, and it can’t be undone. pic.twitter.com/nlYTALCWxJ
— Mayor Bill de Blasio (@NYCMayor) July 13, 2020
The video footage seen above was reportedly recorded by NYC resident Nikki Rospond.
“I just couldn’t believe he did it in front of me and another person. It was clear we were videotaping and he just didn’t care. Thankfully this was just paint and nothing violent,” she reportedly said to the media afterward in a stunningly un-self-aware statement.
The reality is that the vast, vast, vast majority of the violence, harassment, arson and vandalism seen across the country since the death of Minneapolis black suspect George Floyd in late May has been perpetrated by BLM supporters like her.
Conversely, a relatively few counter acts of so-called vandalism have been perpetrated by the likes of Morgan, who told the media that she had cops in her family.
“Basically, I’m just sick and tired of the disrespect that our law enforcement is getting under de Blasio and Cuomo. I am not anti-black at all. I am African American. All lives matter, including black lives,” she reportedly said.
Germanotta, the “transgender woman,” added that he was disturbed by the double standards and pointed to all the pro-BLM vandals, “protesters” and rioters who’ve either not been arrested or who’ve been arrested and then had their charges dropped.
“Why do I get arrested for speaking my mind and having a disobedient protest and they don’t?” he asked.
Earlier that afternoon, the Associated Press confirmed that a prosecutor in Louisville, Kentucky, had dropped felony charges against dozens of “protesters” who’d trespassed onto Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s home on Tuesday to “protest.”
Watch scenes from that “protest” on private property below:
‘Anybody here knows, justice doesn’t come by permission’ says #breonnataylor protester as 87 people are arrested after sitting down on lawn @kyoag‘s home in #Louisville during Tuesday’s protest organized by @untilfreedom. https://t.co/nLBbHwvPCg pic.twitter.com/cFSQQ0NJQD
— Matt Stone (@mattstonephotog) July 15, 2020
“Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell said in a statement that Louisville police had probable cause for the felony charge, but ‘in the interest of justice and the promotion of the free exchange of ideas, we will dismiss that charge’ for each of the protesters,” the AP reported.
O’Connell is a Democrat just like de Blasio.
Meanwhile, anyone who’s dared stand up to these sorts of “protesters” has had the book thrown at him or her, including St. Louis couple Mark and Patricia McCloskey, who were hit with a search warrant and raid about a week ago for the alleged crime of pointing weapons at a group of 300+ BLM rioters who’d stormed onto their property.
St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly Gardner, a black Democrat who’s running for reelection this year, has vowed to investigate the couple, and formal charges are eventually expected for them. But there have been none for the rioters.
These double standards are now ubiquitous, constant and 100 percent political — thanks in large part to the Democrat Party’s number one allies in the media.
A couple who pulled out their guns to defend their home after protesters trespassed on a private street will get more scorn from the media than any of the rioters and looters destroying minority-owned businesses https://t.co/SkLW6qBzic
— Greg Price (@greg_price11) June 29, 2020
MEDIA HYPOCRISY ALERT: The liberal media praises the thousands of protesters for gathering, but thinks it’s dangerous for President @realDonaldTrump to do the same. pic.twitter.com/mx1l0MZC7p
— NewsBusters (@newsbusters) June 18, 2020
I’m curious about something. We live in a country with the rule of law which rioters are breaking every single day. We have the media people like Chris Cuomo going after people who defend themselves. So where is the free country I grew up in? The mob is taking over.
— Jen (@Jen27297871) July 4, 2020
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