The RNC 8

That was the video that the RNC Welcoming Committee made before the RNC protests in Minneapolis / St. Paul in 2008. I think it’s hilarious and quite obviously satire. Now, a few years later, the RNC 8 are about to go to court (on October 25th), accused of conspiracy. Originally, they were being charged as terrorists. Now, just “conspiracy.” For helping organize a counter-summit protest.

Apparently, the above video is being used as evidence against them, because the prosecution doesn’t think that it’s satire. For christ’s sake, they use a molotov to light a barbeque grill, and they wear black bloc while showering in the morning. How could it not be satire?

So they released a second video:

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