I was down at the courthouse at the first part of July. It was trashed and destroyed. But now it’s worse – I found it hard to believe but true. The Mayor and Governor don’t care at all. They are proponents of anarchy and lawlessness.
KGW News photojournalist Eric Patterson toured the area just in front of the federal courthouse and captured a video of the graffiti, burnt trash, and various signs of violence from the night before.
Let’s just say this wasn’t exactly a “peaceful protest.”
Thanks to the hard work of federal agents who have defended this courthouse every night, facing lasers in their eyes, mortar firework attacks, and getting pelted by various projectiles, the federal courthouse in Portland has not yet burned down.
Andy Ngo, editor-at-large at The Post Millennial, argued that rioters “were more quickly repelled” on Wednesday night “because they lacked the huge crowds that gave them better cover to commit acts of violence.”