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Alt-right rally in Portland declared a riot after right-wingers go on violent rampage

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A rally in Portland, Oregon organized by Joey Gibson, who is running for U.S. Senate as a Republican in Washington state was declared a riot on Saturday night, the Oregonian reports.

Gibson is an extremist who holds “free speech rallies” to provoke Antifa and other leftists. Today’s event, held near the site of the family-friendly rally opposing President Trump’s immigration policies devolved after police told everyone to go home.

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In a video posted by independent journalist Mike Bivins, one of the right-wingers appears to throw a heavy metal trash trash can lid at a what appears to be a much smaller woman.

At one point there was a brawl involving what appeared to be at least 100 people from both sides, throwing smoke bombs and then exchanging blows.

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Other video from Bivins shows police firing tear gas, making arrests and right-wingers brandishing shields and wearing absurd costumes.

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Bivins reported that a number of Proud Boys were arrested following the clashes.

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The protests have been regular occurrences, taxing the city’s resources as both sides are seemingly eager for violence.

A local weekly covering the protest reported hearing police officers discussing strategy at Starbucks, with one of the cops heard saying that the city should “just let them fight.”

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Here are 3 winners and 3 losers from the 2020 Democratic presidential primary debate

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Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined the other leading Democratic presidential primary candidates Wednesday night in the fieriest evening of the race so far.

His presence on the stage drew fire from the other candidates, but it also seemed to change the overall tone of the debate, with more attacks, counter-attacks, and passion than was generally seen earlier in the campaign.

Here’s a (necessarily subjective!) list of the winners and losers from the fray:

Winners

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) — Warren hit her stride right as the debate started by attacking Bloomberg for his record on the mistreatment of women, racist policies, and his tax returns. She repeatedly came back to skewer the former mayor, making herself the biggest and most notable presence in the debate. But importantly, she also continuously brought the discussion back to the issues she cares about — like expanding health care, environmental justice,  and consumer protection — while getting in digs at the other candidates on the stage.

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After bombing in #DemDebate internet changes Mike Bloomberg’s ‘death’ date on Wikipedia

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Someone online changed former Mayor Michael Bloomberg's information on Wikipedia during the Wednesday debate to say that he died on Feb. 19.

After being ripped to shreds during the MSNBC Democratic debate, it became clear that Bloomberg wasn't quite as prepared as the other Democratic candidates.

The Wikipedia article was also changed to indicate that his cause of death was Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA).

https://twitter.com/joshrobin/status/1230333066280886273

Bloomberg had several unfortunate moments, namely his refusal to release female accusers from nondisclosure agreements, he came out in favor of fracking, he blamed India for China's involvement in climate change, and many many more things.

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Internet slams ‘cringe-worthy elitist’ Mike Bloomberg for saying he’s too rich to use TurboTax

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At the Democratic presidential debate in Nevada, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg stumbled after being asked when he will release his tax returns, when he suggested that he "can't go to TurboTax" because he's too wealthy.

Moderator: "You've said you'll release your tax returns, but why do Democrats have to wait?"

Bloomberg: "We do business around the world. The document will be thousands of pages. I can't go to TurboTax."

😂😂😂#DemDebate

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