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Conservative journalist Andy Ngo says assault by Antifa resulted in brain injury
07-26-2019, 09:47 PM
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Conservative journalist Andy Ngo says assault by Antifa resulted in brain injury
Conservative journalist Andy Ngo says assault involving Antifa resulted in brain injury

A conservative journalist who says he was assaulted by an antifascist group during protests in Portland, Ore., last month told Hill.TV that he suffered brain injuries as a result of the incident.

“The cuts and bruising on my face have mostly healed,” Andy Ngo, an editor at the website Quillette, said during an interview Thursday. “The most serious injury to me was my brain in the course of the mob beating, so going forward I will be having various forms of neurophysical therapy and speech therapy to address some of the neurological challenges that I’ll be having."

Ngo made headlines in June after he said he was attacked by the antifascist group Antifa, which was protesting a march held by the Proud Boys, a far-right group.

The Portland Police Bureau have said three people were arrested in connection with the violent clashes that left Ngo and two other people hospitalized.

Following the incident, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler (D) said in a series of tweets that the city stands “against all forms of violence – regardless of someone’s political leanings.”

But Ngo, who has demanded that Portland police take more action, expressed dismay Thursday that none of his alleged attackers have been arrested or held accountable.

“In a functioning liberal Democracy, we cannot normalize political violence,” he said.

Conservatives and liberals came to Ngo's defense after the protests.

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang sent his well-wishes to Ngo a day after the incident.

"I hope @MrAndyNgo is okay. Journalists should be safe to report on a protest without being targeted," Yang tweeted.

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), alongside Bill Cassidy (R-La.), introduced a resolution that would label antifascist activists a domestic terrorist group, a move that some critics argue could open the door to overly broad enforcement due to the group’s leaderless structure.

Cruz also sent a letter this week to Attorney General William Barr, calling for an investigation into Antifa and Wheeler.

—Tess Bonn

https://thehill.com/hilltv/rising/454712...ain-injury

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07-26-2019, 09:48 PM
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RE: Conservative journalist Andy Ngo says assault by Antifa resulted in brain injury
this is terrorism



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07-26-2019, 09:48 PM
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RE: Conservative journalist Andy Ngo says assault by Antifa resulted in brain injury
Where is the Orange man?

did he talk about this?
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07-26-2019, 09:50 PM
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RE: Conservative journalist Andy Ngo says assault by Antifa resulted in brain injury
Andy Ngo is an elfin, soft-spoken man. He also happens to be the gay son of Vietnamese immigrants—salient details, given Antifa’s absurd slogans about smashing the heteronormative white supremacist patriarchy. Like schoolboy characters out of Lord of the Flies, these cosplay revolutionaries stomp around, imagining themselves to be heroes stalking the great beast of fascism. But when the beast proves elusive, they gladly settle for beating up journalists, harassing the elderly or engaging in random physical destruction.

Antifa’s first prominent appearance was in 2017, when black-clad protestors at Berkeley used violence to shut down an appearance by provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos. This set a pattern whereby their rallies have been presented as counter-demonstrations aimed at “taking back the streets” from right-wing groups. But more and more, this conceit has dissolved into farce—as in Washington last year, when Antifa gangs showed up to protest largely non-existent conservative protestors. “Again and again, small groups of Antifa members harassed, threatened and occasionally jostled reporters,” the Washington Post reported. “The activists demanded not to be photographed as they marched down public streets—even as many of them hoisted their own phone cameras and staged their own photo ops.”

https://quillette.com/2019/06/30/antifas...sts-alike/
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07-27-2019, 01:38 AM
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What a horric story. What a dangerous world this can be if you are different from the pack.

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07-27-2019, 04:02 AM
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RE: Conservative journalist Andy Ngo says assault by Antifa resulted in brain injury
they targeted him because he was non-caucasian and spouting conservative values

this was a premeditated organized attack and should be classified as a hate crime
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