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Coalition of Leftists to March From Charlottesville to D.C. to 'Confront White Supremacy'

Poster for March to End White Supremacy

A coalition of left-wing activist groups is set to start a 10-day march from Charlottesville, Virginia, to Washington, D.C., on Monday to "confront white supremacy" and demand President Trump's removal from office.

According to the website, the activists will "hold our ground and launch wave after wave of nonviolent civil disobedience demanding Trump be removed from office and that an agenda be advanced that heals the wounds of white supremacy."

Groups participating in the march and "occupation of DC" include Women's March, Color Of Change, Indivisible, Repairers of the Breach, The Movement for Black Lives, Working Families Party, the Action Group Network, and United We Dream. The activists plan to arrive in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 6. Organizers say they will hold daily "nonviolent" demonstrations.

Spoiler alert: Since the vast majority of Americans on both sides of the political spectrum -- including the president -- already condemn racism and white supremacist groups, the entire virtue-signaling exercise is just a pretext to push a far left-wing political agenda.

Via The Hill:

"This is the time to confront white supremacy in our government and throughout our history. We demand that President Trump to be removed from office for allying himself with this ideology of hate and we demand an agenda that repairs the damage it's done to our country and its people," the website for the march reads.

"This will be a sustained civil disobedience campaign, so bring what you need to stay," they added.

The organized left has been hellbent on exploiting the violence that erupted in Charlottesville earlier this month at a protest where white nationalists and antifa protesters violently clashed. One person was killed and dozens more injured when a man with alleged ties to white nationalists drove his car into a crowd. The left has used the incident to justify further demonstrations around the country where activists have targeted other statues, including a century-old statue of a Confederate soldier in North Carolina that was toppled by protesters.

A protester kicks the toppled statue of a Confederate soldier after it was pulled down in Durham, N.C. Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. (Casey Toth/The Herald-Sun via AP)

Left-wing vandals also beheaded a statue of Colonel William Crawford, which stands outside the Crawford County Courthouse in Ohio, sometime last week.

Other cities around the country have chosen to preemptively take down or cover Confederate monuments to avoid protests.

Leftists and never-Trumpers vociferously objected when Trump correctly noted that there had been violence on "many sides" during that riot. He was not on firm ground, however, when he said there were good people on the white supremacist side, although there may have been some good people there who thought they were just attending a rally to support keeping the Confederate statue up and didn't realize that white supremacists would be there. Generally speaking, the pro-statue side was made up by a coalition of  alt-righters, white supremacists, neo-Nazis and KKK members. The counter-protesters included Antifa, Black Lives Matter, and nonviolent people who were there to counter the white supremacists.