Mayor Ted Wheeler, a liberal who also serves as the city’s police commissioner, defended a decision to have police stand down during the incident, saying that police must watch out for their own safety, while at the same time, he tried to claim that “motorists should feel completely safe coming into downtown Portland.”
A man from Vancouver, Washington, just north of Portland returned to retrieve his Nissan Titan truck from a bar parking lot that he left there overnight, as he used an Uber to get home the night before, and found only its burnt-out remains. The truck owner says it is absurd to destroy someone else’s property over a difference of opinion.
Portland, Oregon was the scene of another leftist protest that resulted in violence and property damage as a man slowly drove through the crowd, trying to escape as they clubbed his car. The protest was against the police department that reportedly shot a black man, Patrick Kimmons, who had allegedly been involved in a shootout involving at least two other men.
Tim Damm was arrested for spray-painting the words ‘rape’ and ‘shame’ on the Winnebago County Republican Headquarters after he was interviewed by Eyewitness News. [We are carrying this story, not so much for the content, but because it allows us to study the mentality of those who have been swept along by propaganda and fake news.]