We’ve barely noticed little Charlottesville in all the chaos that has become our Cartoon Nation. Maybe some uppity crackers will take pity on the town?
Several dozen torch-wielding protesters gathered in Charlottesville’s Lee Park just after 9 p.m. Saturday, chanting “You will not replace us,” “Russia is our friend” and “Blood and soil.”
After about 10 minutes, Charlottesville police arrived at the scene following an altercation between protesters. The crowd quickly dispersed with no further incidents, according to police.
Thanks volks. They seem nice.
The group congregated in Lee Park by a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, which is slated to be removed from the premises later this year following a February city council vote. Earlier in the day, protestors had also gathered at nearby Jackson Park, voicing their commitment to protecting what they called their “white heritage.”
Call me paranoid, but my spider sense is definitely tingling. I think this has something to do with the current president – but what exactly? Eh, hmmm. Gonna sit right here and stroke my chin for a bit, you go on ahead…