An anti-Trump protester thought he was making a statement when the maniacal Marxist set himself on fire in front of Washington, D.C.’s Trump International Hotel.
The Blaze by Carlos Garcia
Reporter Shomari Stone of NBC in Washington D.C. spoke to the man who was in police detention while they investigated a fire near the Trump International Hotel. When Stone asked the distraught man, “What happened, why’d you do that?” he answered, “Because we have a dictator who has been elected.”
The interaction was caught in a video from the local NBC affiliate:
— Shomari Stone (@shomaristone) January 18, 2017
A crackle and pop is heard from the fire in the background, and the man turns to reassure police, “it’s done, it’s done, trust me, it’s done.” When asked again for the reason of the act of vandalism, he says, “I was trying to light myself on fire, as an act of protest. As an act of protest.”
He continues, “Protesting the fact that we’ve elected somebody who is incapable of respecting the Constitution of the United States”[…]
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