This video from the USA says about itself:
14 March 2016
A new group calling themselves “The Lion’s Guard”
What an insult to real lions! As the elephant is the symbol of the United States Republican party, it might have been more logical to call this violent outfit Elephant’s Guard. Which would have been an insult to real elephants.
has sprung up online to protect Donald Trump.
‘Protect’ Trump from what? From heckling? In the nineteenth century, Republican party president Abraham Lincoln used to deal with hecklers by replying to them wittily. Now, in 2016, prospective Republican presidential candidate Trump deals with them by violence.
How does this “Lion’s Guard” fit into Trump’s plan to attack Bernie Sanders rallies (and maybe other opponents’ rallies)?
Kind of like security that he doesn’t have to pay. Ana Kasparian, John Iadarola (ThinkTank), Jimmy Dore, and Wes Clark Jr., hosts of the The Young Turks, break it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below.
In recent days, violence at Trump’s rallies has escalated to match the candidate’s rhetoric. Last week, a man in North Carolina was charged with assault after he sucker-punched a black man. And on Saturday, police in Kansas City pepper-sprayed protesters outside of a Trump event.
Hours after a protester rushed the stage at Trump’s Dayton rally, a Twitter group called “The Lion’s Guard” called on supporters of the GOP front-runner to join a make-shift militia, according to RT.
“Do you want to provide security protection to innocent people who are subject to harassment and assault by Far-left agitators?” Lion’s Guard asked in a call to action. “If so, you are welcome to join. That’s the mission — to protect innocents who can’t hire their own security guards.”
Lion’s Guard said that their members would be unarmed, “but willing to forcefully protect people if need be.”
Read more here.
Propaganda for joining the Lion’s Guard is at United States neo-nazi site The Daily Stormer.
Trump peddles nationalist poison at Ohio rally: here.
TRUMP REPORTEDLY PLANS TO KEEP PRIVATE SECURITY DURING HIS PRESIDENCY Which would be an unheard of break with the security protocols for presidents. [Mary Papenfuss, HuffPost]