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Tuesday, August 29, 2017

The Rasmussen Minute: Unmasking Violent Protesters

Violent clashes between protesters, counter-protesters and police departments across the country seem to have become the new normal in mass demonstrations, giving most Americans the sense that a greater danger of political violence exists now than in the past.

Fires, property damage, hand-to-hand combat and other heinous acts have been carried out in the name of fascism and by anti-fascist groups, leaving many to wonder who the fascists are. In many instances, protesters wear masks in order to become anonymous to law enforcement while they employ their extreme tactics of engagement, some legal, some not.

In this week's Rasmussen Minute we take a peek behind the thinking of these “by any means necessary” protesters.