Antifa marched through the streets of Portland, Oregon, on Inauguration Day carrying anti-Biden signs and anti-police placards, with one sign saying, “We don’t want Biden—We want revenge!”
According to one of the signs, Revenge is for “police murders, imperialist wars, and fascist massacres.”
A video tweeted by New York Times journalist Mike Baker shows a group of antifa protesters marching down a Portland street with the signs.
200 left-wing protesters are on the streets in Portland right now, with anti-Biden and anti-police messages.
“We are ungovernable,” one sign says. pic.twitter.com/WLTFpJrS03
— Mike Baker (@ByMikeBaker) January 20, 2021
A tweet by Portland Tribune reporter Zane Sparling shows a sign reading, “We are ungovernable.”
The protesters also ransacked the Portland Democratic Party headquarters, reports Breitbart.
Crowd chants “Black Lives Matter.”
Portland protest banner: “a new world from the ashes” pic.twitter.com/efXsrr0HYs
— Zane Sparling (@PDXzane) January 20, 2021
Townhall.com journalist Julio Rosas filmed a video that shows antifa wearing black bloc and carrying umbrellas smashing the windows of Democrat offices, and spray painting graffiti on the building.
“[Expletive] Biden,” one of the messages stated. Another spelled the new president’s name wrong but said, “[Expletive] Bided [sic], stillfascost [sic].”
Police arrived, and anfifa were quick to flee, said Rosas.
On the ground in Portland, Ore. for @townhallcom. A group of Antifa marchers just attacked the city’s Democratic Party office. They broke windows and spray painted the building.
Some of them had a hard time breaking the windows. pic.twitter.com/v0PSM7rEvd
— Julio Rosas (@Julio_Rosas11) January 20, 2021
In a tweet, Baker said that he was criticized for calling the crowd “left-wing.” He clarified, calling the crowd a “mix of racial-justice, anti-fascist, anarchist, youth liberation, etc.”
KOIN6 reporter Jennifer Dowling tweeted another video showing the destruction at the Democrats’ office building.
She tweeted another video showing Portland police arresting one of the protesters.
— Jennifer Dowling (@JenDowlingKoin6) January 20, 2021
Apart from smashing the Democratic Party headquarters’ windows, they burned American flags, sprayed graffiti on storefronts in Denver and Seattle, marched in Columbus, Ohio, and even wielded clubs and shields in Sacramento long after Biden was inaugurated.
In Denver, some carried communist and anti-fascist banners denouncing Biden and former President Donald Trump.