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Blaming the mayor for making you pee your pants is ... not something grown-ups do. Welcome to the People's Convoy.
As a convoy of vehicles clogs the Washington Beltway to protest fading vaccine mandates, they were met with disapproval from fellow drivers.
“Birds are flying everywhere. That’s the kind of people that live up there,” a trucker with the People's Convoy lamented.
While the convoys are easy to laugh at — and may ultimately fizzle out — there is deep support for them among far-right activists and media.
American pundits are getting a preview of one of their longtime goals.
Thousands of truckers have brought Ottawa, the capital of Canada, to a freeze as they protest against COVID-19 vaccines at the borders.
"By this rationale, they could have cracked down on the civil rights movement. They could have arrested Martin Luther King," said law professor Jonathan Turley.
Some of the truckers had access to weapons and a "willingness to use force against the police," Canadian officials said in a statement.
Tucker Carlson's online store is even selling shirts in support of the protest.
The Canadian capital has declared a state of emergency against the "occupying" anti-vaccine truckers as global far-right forces step up to support them.