Category Archives: Protest

Kids protesting to change weather are “heroic” but grownups in yellow vests are unnewsworthy

A bunch of children are being hailed as heroes for skipping a day of school in order to get better weather for their 120th birthday party. Imagine the thrill of importance for any 17 year old “said” to be wielding this power. This is rock-star stuff.

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The French are revolting

This Twitter stream has a series of reports on today’s protests.

Yellow Vest activist’s HAND is torn off amid horrific scenes of violence between police and protesters in Paris

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Macron Says Social Media & Russia Are To Blame For Yellow Vest Movement

French President Emmanuel Macron, who considers himself ‘a man of the people’ does not blame himself or economic problems for the rise of the yellow vest movement.

A head of the 12 consecutive week of yellow vest protests, Macron laid the blame on social media and the Russians (of course) rather than taking any responsibility himself.

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French media ‘spreads fake news’ about number of yellow vest protesters, portraying them as fewer

To arms, citizens,
Form your battalions,
Let’s march, let’s march!
Let an impure blood
Water our furrows!

“Journalists Collaborators”, chanted the protesters. “The journalists are here now! You will have to answer for your actions, your lies!” shouted a spokesperson with a megaphone, before singing the French national anthem.

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