Yellow vests in France trample on EU flag. pic.twitter.com/8X08tfgtpS
— Paul Joseph Watson (@PrisonPlanet) January 12, 2019
Today’s protests were the first since the French government announced a crackdown making them effectively illegal and protesters were quick to point to the new authoritarian turn by the French government with chants of “dictatorship”.
As is now becoming customary, the government wheeled in water cannons and police fired tear gas at the Yellow Vests. Far from being provoked though the police are obviously determined to stop the protesters at any cost.
Even an eyewitness report published by Sky News was forced to concede that the “vast majority” of the Yellow Vests are “peaceful but determined”.
Meanwhile, CNN conceded that numbers taking to the street had “risen”. Clearly, Macron’s tough talk and legislative crackdown has failed to break the revolutionary spirit of the French people….