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WASHINGTON – Days after James Hodgkinson unveiled his homicidal intentions against conservatives with a gun attack on Republican members of Congress who were practicing for a congressional baseball game, conservative journalists rallied in front of the White House to demand an end to attacks on and assaults against Trump supporters.

They are making the demands not just of those who are violent, or potentially violent, but of the mainstream media, the Democratic Party and the party’s liberal supporters.

Jack Posobiec, journalist and author of “Citizens for Trump,” told WND he organized the rally “because it is time to stand for peace.”

“It’s time for Trump supporters, people on the right wing, people on the left wing, people in the center, people who are independents, moderates, Republicans – we should all be able to stand up for peace,” he said. “There is too much violent rhetoric, and it is time, finally, for us to say, ‘Enough with the violence, enough with the violent rhetoric – we need peace and we need it now.’”

RAGE AND VIOLENCE: Why the Left has gone insane in the Age of Trump

Stunned by the failure in the 2016 presidential race of Hillary Clinton, the left’s darling candidate, her supporters and even many celebrities have let their inability to accept their candidate’s failure – her second time to strike out – surge way past disagreement and disdain.

‘It’s radicalizing people’

The hate and rhetoric referencing violence has alarmed observers on both sides.

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For example, entertainer Kathy Griffin was fired from CNN for a shocking image in which she was photographed holding a fake, bloody head of a beheaded Trump.

Comedian Kathy Griffin holds a bloody, decapitated likeness of President Donald Trump (Tyler Shields photo courtesy TMZ)

Comedian Kathy Griffin holds a bloody, decapitated likeness of President Donald Trump (Tyler Shields photo courtesy TMZ)

And Shakespeare in the Park’s Julius Caesar this summer depicts a not-at-all-subtle “assassination” of Trump on a stage in New York City’s Central Park.

It was on June 14, progressive Democrat and Bernie Sanders supporter James T. Hodgkinson shot and wounded five people at a congressional baseball practice, carrying with him a list of Republicans he wanted to assassinate.

The intent of left-leaning news outlets including CNN, MSNBC, New York Times and Washington Post appears not to be to report – but to obstruct President Trump. As a result, they are pushing the radicalization of the American public, Posobiec argued.

“We are seeing so much of this ginned – anger against our president – from the mainstream media, from them calling him Hitler, for spreading these conspiracy theories that he is some sort of puppet for Putin – all of this stuff, completely unproven, never been a shred of evidence for it,” he said. “But they are calling for more and more of these conspiracies and, unfortunately, it’s radicalizing people to an extent where they are committing acts like James T. Hodgkinson did …”

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At the rally, a Trump supporter named Johnny Rice told WND liberals feel justified in assaulting conservatives because the left is godless.

“A lot of them are atheists,” said Rice. “They don’t believe in God. I come here in front of the White House, in front of Trump Tower, in front of different places with a Trump shirt, and they’re like, ‘Oh, he’s evil.’ And I ask them about abortion – I say, ‘What about abortion? Is it a baby or is that just flesh that’s not living?’ I say that is murder.”

He continued, “They don’t have any rules encompassing their lives, so … they can go beat up people for their cause.”

‘She kicked me out’ for supporting Trump

A rally-goer named Megan, dressed in an American flag jumpsuit, told WND she was maligned and even excluded from a women’s group after she revealed she was a Trump supporter.

Megan

Megan

“I was in a group of women who were in a cooking club together, and I was kicked out of the club only because of who I voted for,” Megan explained. “I wanted to make them aware – I said, ‘I want to respect your home,’ because the person was posting pro-Hillary things all the time. I said, ‘I don’t want to cause any conflict with you if you find out who I voted for, so I am just going to tell you. These are my beliefs. I support you. Hopefully you’ll support me.’

“And she didn’t. She kicked me out.”

The media are sending a message to the world that assaulting and attacking Trump supporters is acceptable, Megan argued.

“Crazy people are going to be crazy people, but when you’re constantly fed that that’s OK and an OK way to react, it only elevate[s] the situation,” she said.

Mike Cernovich, an independent journalist, urged Trump supporters to be unrelenting in their values and core beliefs despite the barrage of attacks against conservatives and the president in recent weeks.

“The answer is for us to come out and say, ‘We are not afraid,’” Cernovich told WND. “We are proud of who we are. We are proud of what we stand for. They’re the ones – they want us to go in hiding. We are not going to stay in hiding anymore.”

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Will intolerance escalate to ‘war’?

Cernovich blasted Republicans in the House and Senate for not prioritizing and adequately addressing the leftist onslaught and acquiescing to the Democratic Party agenda.

“We need to take over the Republican Party. They’re completely out of touch on the issues,” he said. “They are worried about tax cuts – which sure, we can talk about tax cuts – but when Republicans are being murdered in the streets and mass shootings are happening to Republicans and political terrorism is becoming the norm, then we need to talk about that – that’s what the Republicans need to talk about, and we have the moral high ground. It gives us an opportunity to put the left on the defensive.”

In light of the politically motivated violence, Republicans – despite having won the House, Senate and White House in November and having shellacked the Democrat Party in November – are not demonstrating leadership, Cernovich argued.

“Instead of [conservatives] having to respond to fake news bull—t every day and letting them dictate the agenda, this is an opportunity for us to set the agenda and make the other side respond to our points.”

Ali Akbar, president of National Bloggers Inc., told WND the incendiary rhetoric and intolerance of the left will escalate to war.

Ali Akbar

Ali Akbar

Influencing leftists to stop acting out in violence against conservatives “requires shaming,” he said.

“Shame is an underutilized tool. It’s a part of our basic evolution and adaptation,” Akbar said. “Without the media calling them out, we will have a civil war. The Democrats will eventually take power; they will split the states and the people off from the government that [is] supposed to represent them. And the people will eventually reclaim their natural rights.”

He continued: “We are here saying, ‘Give peace a chance. Let’s organize for peace. We are your brother. We are your sister.’ That is a lot more potent message than ‘let’s go to war,’ which I think is coming from the left. But it requires the media’s blind eye, and the media are totally complicit with this.”

As a “person of color” and a conservative activist, Akbar argued that he is “the antithesis” of the media’s narrative about conservatives, a narrative that he attributes to the attacks and prejudice he’s endured through his career as an activist.

And Akbar warned that the Democratic Party is deliberately working to obscure its legacy of oppression.

“They don’t want people [to be] curious about our history – the KKK was the terrorist wing of the Democratic Party. So if the Civil War ended, why did we have 100 years of Dixiecrats, Jim Crow and all these other laws?” he asked. “If we don’t stop political violence now, how much longer are conservatives going to suffer throughout history?

“All of these kids who are watching antifa, Occupy and these violent Democrats – they think it’s OK now. So we might deal with a hundred years of persecution – and that absolutely terrifies me,” he continued. “We’ve got to stand up to the left, and we have got to stand up for thinking people, people of color, women, anybody who believes … ‘hey, I want to be me’ – individualism.”

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Cutting off Trump’s head – that’s a Shariah tactic’

Wearing a red “Make America Great Again” hat and a T-shirt depicting Kathy Griffin holding Trump’s decapitated head, a man name Ken told WND he traveled from New York to join the anti-violence rally and tell the world the media’s portrayal of Trump and his supporters is rooted in lies and propaganda.

“Kathy Griffin cutting off Trump’s head – that’s a Shariah tactic,” he said. “Mainstream media are controlled by people like globalists like George Soros. They’re all in cahoots together. They are all working in conjunction to produce what we have today – mainstream media are complicit in this atmosphere that we are experiencing today.”

When asked if the rhetoric of the Democratic Party has incited violence among its liberal base, Ken emphatically concluded, “Mainstream media is the DNC.”

Big League Politics reporter Cassandra Fairbanks, a former Bernie Sanders supporter who converted to a conservative and a staunch Trump supporter during the 2016 presidential election, explained how the mainstream media’s effort to stifle the Trump campaign transformed her view on politics.

“I was writing for liberal outlets, and I would have to watch Trump’s speeches to pick out talking points that we could use against him. And I ended up starting to like them and agreeing more and more with what he was saying,” Fairbanks told WND. “Eventually I was just like, this is dishonest. I am writing lies, and they are publishing lies. I ended up just going out and buying a mug, a hat, and next thing I know, I am fully for Trump.”

While Trump supporters were often depicted by the mainstream media as violent and intolerant throughout the course of the 2016 presidential race, Fairbanks says she never experienced threats or attacks from conservatives as a Sanders supporter who wrote for left-leaning publications. She claims the only bigotry she has experienced was from Hillary supporters.

“I got attacked quite a lot by Hillary voters, and still do,” she said. As a journalist, “here and there we’d get trolls. But nothing like what we get from the liberals.”

The misleading hyperbole from the left, Fairbanks argued, gives the liberal base incentive to attack political opposition.

“Their rhetoric, and constantly painting all Trump supporters as literally Hitler – constantly mocking the president – that’s created a culture where the violence and anger is acceptable, and it’s glorified. So people have a motive to do this, because they know that they are going to be glorified by all the liberal media.”

Big League Politics reporter Cassandra Fairbanks, a former Bernie Sanders supporter who converted to a conservative and a staunch Trump supporter during the 2016 presidential election

Big League Politics reporter Cassandra Fairbanks, a former Bernie Sanders supporter who converted to a conservative and a staunch Trump supporter during the 2016 presidential election

‘Left tries to take him down,’ and somehow Trump ‘rises’

It’s Trump supporters and journalists who are committed to exposing truth, and they are the pillars of Trump’s candidacy and his administration, a man named Raphael told WND.

Trump’s “fighting a big fight. It’s an amazing thing because there are so many times when he seems to peak and then – the left tries to take him down, and somehow he rises,” Ralphael said. “I think it’s due, believe it or not, to a lot of the people here. As in people who are willing to go above and beyond, people who are willing to put themselves on the line.”

President Donald J. Trump, June 13, 2017 (Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian)

President Donald J. Trump, June 13, 2017 (Official White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian)

Corey Stewart, who intends to challenge former RNC chair Ed Gillespie in in the GOP primary for Virginia governor in 2018, argued that the GOP appears to be afraid to take a stand against the left.

“There’s a lot of people in the Republican Party that won’t stand up for conservative values, and more importantly won’t stand up when other conservatives, when other Republicans are being attacked by the left. There are so many establishment Republicans who just run for the hills. They back down. We have to show that we are ready to stand up and ready to fight.

“The American people are seeing the Democrats for what they are. The Democrats are anti-American; they are not for our Constitution. They are not for our free-speech rights,” he continued. “Americans are waking up, and that’s why we won four out of the last four special congressional elections, why we took back the White House in 2016 and why we are even going to do better in 2018.”

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