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Tear gas Ted: the mayor manning Portland’s barricades

30 July 2020

1:51 PM

30 July 2020

1:51 PM

The federal courthouse in downtown Portland has become ground-zero for the nightly orgy of assaults, looting, arson, and public nudity — and, most recently, a surrealistic duel between protesters and federal agents using leaf-blowers to drive back each other’s tear gas — that continues to enliven America’s so-called Rose City in the wake of the death of George Floyd.

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