Newsmax guest defends anti-vax truckers, threatens armed revolt

Newsmax guest defends anti-vax truckers, threatens armed revolt
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Newsmax host Eric Bolling on Friday hosted a guest who was sympathetic to the "Freedom Convoy" of right-wing truckers that have clogged the streets of Ottowa, Canada in protest of COVID-19 vaccine mandates for drivers coming in from the United States. But what began as a simple airing of petty grievances by Bolling and "Cowboy Libertarian" Patrick Dorinson quickly devolved into an all-out threat of armed violence.

Like many on the right, Dorinson is upset at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's invocation of executive powers to break up the disruptions to commerce that the anti-vaxxers have triggered. And he wanted everyone to know that he and his ilk are armed and ready to fight back if the United States government ever imposes martial law on lawless vigilantes.

The irony is that many right-wingers demanded that former President Donald Trump declare martial law to overturn the 2020 election, but that was lost on the two men.


I think they're going to get a lot more than they bargained for, and I think there's a lot of folks in blue, who are wonderful law enforcement officials in this country, who don't like what's going on because they're getting shoved around, too. You know something? This is more than just mandates. The mandates was the match that lit this fire that's going to sweep across the world that's going to tell people we've had enough of the elitists telling us what to do. Guess what? Our kids are going to have no masks in school. You're not going to teach CRT. You're not going to do all this other stuff. We've about had it with you. And remember something else, Eric. There's an old cowboy saying that says, when you give a lesson in meanness to a critter or a person, don't be surprised if they learned the lesson. Well, the people of this country – and Canada and all the other places in the Western world – we finally learned our lesson and we're standing up and we're coming out and we're coming for them.


Common sense cowboy there. It's amazing, Patrick. Final thought here. I can't imagine when, you know, when they turn the rule of law, when government turns the rule of law into martial law -- they can maybe do it up there in that Canadian socialist land north of us -- I don't think it's going to happen down here in the United States. Final thought, Patrick.


Well, it better not, because I think our side's a hell of a lot more armed than their side. But that's just my thought.


Alright, well we'll leave it there. Not sure what that is. We'll take it for what it is.

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