Last week, two Hispanic members of the United States Marine Corps testified in a Philadelphia court against two Antifa ringleaders who led a mob of leftist thugs in a brutal beatdown during a “We the People” rally on Nov. 17.
The Marines, Alejandro Godinez and Luis Torres testified that they were not attendees of the rally that the Antifa group was counter-protesting, but rather were visiting Philadelphia from Fort Dix, according to Philadelphia Magazine.
The Marines said they were confronted by suspects Thomas Massey and Tom Keenan, both Antifa thugs, who brutally attacked and maced them thinking they were members of the Proud Boys.
“On the stand, Godinez said that he was ‘bewildered’ by being called a white supremacist and immediately cried out, ‘I’m Mexican!’ After that, as the attack continued, both men said that members of the group, including Keenan, repeatedly used ethnic slurs, including ‘spic’ and ‘wetback,’ against the Marines,” according to the magazine.
Normally race would be a non-factor, but Antifa constantly prattles on about how they are allegedly fighting “fascism” and those they describe as “oppressors,” including “white supremacists” and “neo-colonialists.” Apparently, that fight includes white Antifa members beating the crap out of Hispanic Marines. Of course, all of the race jargon is, and always has been, a pretext for the true goal. Antifa does not care about fighting racism. It cares about a totalitarian takeover of the United States and implementation of communist rule.
“Godinez testified that he was maced at least six times, hit in the head, and kicked in the ribs, and he said that while he was being ‘stomped,’ members of the group, which the judge and the district attorney’s office have both referred to as a ‘mob,’ chanted ‘fuck him up’ over and over again,” according to the report.
Antifa has often been defended by the mainstream press – especially CNN – despite their consistent track record of turning non-violent demonstrations into violent brawls. Don Lemon said “no organization is perfect” in the defense of the group, while Chris Cuomo said that “not all punches are morally equal,” and that punching someone in the name of fighting perceived “bigotry” is fine.
Godinez has suffered damage to his eyesight that continued to this day, and might need surgery to heal other injuries.
Both assailants have been charged with aggravated assault and conspiracy – felonies – along with several misdemeanors. Given the race of the victims, the judge added a felony charge of ethnic intimidation against Keenan.
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