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11 Worst Protest Moments From Inauguration Weekend

The inauguration of Donald Trump has naturally awakened the dregs of society, who have erupted in protests over the democratically elected 45th President of the United States. Unfortunately, the protests by the radical left have, yet again, devolved into violence:

Here are the 11 worst protest moments from Inauguration Weekend.

1. Two police officers had to go to the hospital due to injuries at the hands of protesters. According to CNN, the two officers were injured by rocks and bottles thrown by protesters. They are expected to survive their injuries.

Video below via CBS News:

MORE: Protesters throwing bricks of cement at police officers in D.C. as situation devolves, @jeffpeguescbs reports

— CBS News (@CBSNews) January 20, 2017

2. A protester spat in the face of a cop. The protester also “repeatedly elbowed and shoved one of the officers” before spitting, and was eventually “arrested for assault of a police officer and aggravated disorderly conduct,” the Daily Wire‘s Hank Berrien reports.

3. Protesters assaulted a Trump supporter outside of DeploraBall. The supporter, James Allsup, had his hat stolen from anti-Trump protester. In his attempt to get it back, Allsup was struck with a flagpole:

Video of @realJamesAllsup getting assaulted at #DeploraBall protests

— RSBN TV (@RSBNetwork) January 20, 2017

Allsup later posted pictures showing the results of the bloody assault:

4. Alt-Right leader Richard Spencer was punched in the face. Spencer was telling reporters about his Pepe the Frog lapel when a protester suddenly punched him in the face. Spencer was naturally rattled and walked away.

Richard Spencer got punched while explaining what Pepe is

— Colin Jones (@colinjones) January 20, 2017

The Daily Wire has reported on what a contemptible figure Spencer is here, but as attorney Jeffrey Blehar noted on Twitter:

Daily Wire editor-in-chief Ben Shapiro also had an appropriate tweet on the matter:

5. Protesters set a limousine on fire. Via Mediaite:

Below is video of it via Twitchy:

Limo on fire outside of The Washington Post.

— Thomas Johnson (@bythomasjohnson) January 20, 2017

The driver of the limo is reportedly okay.

6. Protesters set a Fox News vehicle on fire too.

The fire was promptly put out, so it doesn’t appear that anyone was hurt.

7. A young child started a fire at the anti-Trump protest outside of DeploraBall and then bragged about it. The kid proudly told a Fox News reporter on camera that he ignited it because he “felt like it” and wanted to send a “screw our president” message:

“Screw our President!” – Child claims to have started fire at @realDonaldTrump protest.

— Fox News (@FoxNews) January 20, 2017

The kid probably doesn’t realize that at that time, Trump still wasn’t sworn in as president yet.

8. Businesses and property were vandalized by anti-Trump protests. Twitchy gathered a roundup of tweets showing the extent of the damage:

9. Protesters harassed DeploraBall attendees. Here are a couple of videos from Twitter highlighting how the protesters threw bottles at and ran after some of the people who went to DeploraBall:

#DeploraBall attendees chased by #DisruptJ20 protesters

— Alexander Rubinstein (@AlexR_DC) January 20, 2017

Police use pepper spray after bottles thrown at #DeploraBall

— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) January 20, 2017

10. Anti-Trump protesters blocked off members of the Air Force. “This checkpoint is closed!” the protesters yelled as they blocked the men from getting through, via the Daily Wire‘s Amanda Prestigiacomo:

#disruptj20 protesters blocking men in Air Force uniforms from getting through the #Inauguration checkpoint

— Ryan Lovelace (@LovelaceRyanD) January 20, 2017

11. Larry King’s SUV was attacked.

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