More civility from the left. We’ve had more examples of violence during the past two weeks that its getting hard to keep up with. Still no violence or arrests on the Tea Party side over the past two years.
SACRAMENTO, CA. – Two opposing groups were at the California Capitol Saturday afternoon rallying for their causes.
With hundreds of supporters each, tea partiers and MoveOn.org activists faced off on opposed sides of 10th Street.
MoveOn.org organized the rally to support union workers protesting in Wisconsin. Tea partiers organized the rally against union workers.
…The opposing rallies were divided by 10th Street, west of the State Capitol. All was peaceful, until members supporting unions crossed the street.
An amateur videographer caught a shoving match on tape. The video showed a face to face argument right before Richard Andazola, 28, of Stockton, shoved a tea party activist.
“He bum rushed across the street, came right at us, swung his bullhorn at me, hit me in the hand and then put his hand around my throat and started choking me,” Rodney Stanhope of Placerville said.
The video doesn’t show the choking incident, but clearly shows the shoving. Because of it, Sacramento Police officers cited Andazola for battery.
Here’s a video of Andazola shouting “fascists” at the Tea Party group before he went:
Chuck DeVore has more on this story over at BigGovernment.com