Radicals Create Chaos At Charlottesville City Council Meeting (Video)
Anyone that believes this is not organized and planned by Obama hasn’t been paying attention at all…
I just couldn’t feel less sorry for the council. They are victims of the mob they helped to cause violence.
Attendees at the packed meeting said they were upset that an August 12 “Unite the Right” rally was allowed to happen.
Demonstrators stood on the dais and unfurled a large banner that read, “BLOOD ON YOUR HANDS.” The meeting was briefly suspended.
Speakers at the council meeting said police seemed to stand by as neo-Nazi marchers and other white nationalists demonstrated.
Many at the contentious meeting on Monday also urged the city to pull down the remaining Confederate monuments in Charlottesville, following the lead of Baltimore and other cities.
“Why do these cities have more moral clarity than we do when we had a Nazi rally in our town?” one resident said.
A Virginia law prohibits cities and people from disturbing or interfering with monuments — a challenge that Charlottesville officials mentioned.
But the city council voted unanimously to take the initial administrative steps to remove the statues of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson, Charlottesville Vice-Mayor Wes Bellamy told CNN. More
NYP: Anger boiled over at the first Charlottesville City Council meeting since a white nationalist rally in the city descended into violent chaos, with some residents screaming and cursing at councilors Monday night and calling for their resignations.
Scores of people packed the council’s chambers, and The Daily Progress reported Mayor Mike Signer was interrupted by shouting several times in the first few minutes of the meeting. As tensions escalated, the meeting was halted. Live video showed protesters standing on a dais with a sign that said, “Blood on your hands.”
After talking with members of the crowd, Councilor Wes Bellamy said the council would drop its agenda and focus on the crowd’s concerns, the newspaper reported.
Speakers, some yelling and hurling profanities, then took turns addressing the council, some expressing frustration that leaders had granted a permit for the Aug. 12 rally that had turned violent. Others criticized the police response to the event, which drew hundreds of white nationalists and other counter-protesters More
Although this is pretty normal for Charlottesville. From June 2017.