by SEAN BECKNER-CARMITCHELEDITOR'S NOTE : Sean Beckner-Carmitchel is an independent videographer, stringer, journalist and wine-and-cheese boyfriend local to the Los Angeles area. You can see his work at @ACatWithNews on Instagram, Twitter and YouTube. His CashApp is $ACatWithNews.
On the first anniversary of the Capitol Riot of 2021, a group of about 40 pro-Trump rally-goers went to Beverly Gardens Park in Beverly Hills to speak glowingly of the day in Washington where two pipe bombs were placed and nearly 150 officers and uncounted others were injured in clashes with a crowd that breached the barricades of the nation’s capitol. Speakers and attendees included multiple people present at the Capitol Riot, including Siaka Massaqoi, Tony Moon, Christopher Brow and Gina Bisignano. All spoke positively of the event and many hailed Ashli Babbitt, the woman shot by a Capitol policeman after attempting to climb through a smashed window leading to the Speaker’s Lobby. Several interviews with reporters for LCRW showcase the mindset of the Southern California’s far right.Read more →