Thursday, November 26, 2020

Video: Protester Runs American Flag Through Her Underwear in Front of Trump Supporters

Demonstrators, one of whom donned a Trump mask and ran the American flag through her underwear in a purported act of protest in front of the president’s supporters, gathered in Philadelphia to protest President Trump’s arrival in the city for a town hall event.

Footage shows the protester in a Trump mask, blazer, and pink underwear in the midst of a group of both Trump supporters and opposers, stuffing the American flag into her underwear, the Daily Caller’s Shelby Talcott, who is on the scene in the city, reported:

A woman in a Trump mask stands in front of some pro-Trump protesters and runs the American flag through the inside of her underwear:

— Shelby Talcott (@ShelbyTalcott) September 15, 2020

Footage shows a mixture of supporters of the president and protesters. Officers are on the scene and reportedly attempting to separate the groups to minimize the chance of conflict:

As more people arrive, police seem to be trying to move the pro-Trump protesters behind a barricade to separate the groups. It’s around 5:15pm here in Philly.

— Shelby Talcott (@ShelbyTalcott) September 15, 2020

More people continue to arrive, it’s a little after 6pm in PA:

— Shelby Talcott (@ShelbyTalcott) September 15, 2020

Competing for the protest high ground, Trump fans and Black Lives Matter activists on Independence Mall.

— Chris Brennan (@ByChrisBrennan) September 15, 2020

There’s a lot of yelling, insults, cursing, some bullhorns and plenty of middle fingers extended. But I’ve seen a couple of conversations/debates that looked polite and engaging.

— Chris Brennan (@ByChrisBrennan) September 15, 2020

According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, protesters, who gathered outside the National Constitution Center, outnumbered Trump supporters and held signs reading “No to fascism.” They engaged in a series of chants, including, “We will not stop until they are gone” and “Trump Pence out now”:

A group of ~40 protesters have gathered along Market Street, across Independence Mall from the National Constitution Center, where President Trump is scheduled to participate in a town hall for undecided voters tonight.

“Trump Pence out now.”

— Oona Goodin-Smith (@oonagoodinsmith) September 15, 2020

Per the Inquirer:

The opposing groups exchanged unpleasantries — one demonstrator, wearing a pig mask, approached a Trump supporter and told her that she should be wearing a mask — but no physical confrontations were immediately reported. Chants of “four more years” alternated with “Black lives matter.”

The Inquirer also reported that officers attempted to separate the opposing groups.

Hannah Bleau

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