Protesters dwarf ‘America First!’ supporters 100 to 1 at Laguna Beach rally (VIDEOS)
Supporters of the ‘America First!’ rally numbered an estimated 20 people.
Chants may be dying down a little. Both sides want the other to go home pic.twitter.com/gstzOyqog4— Jonathan Khamis (@JonathanKhamis) August 21, 2017
Chaos in the streets as the police on horseback are trying to disperse the protesters pic.twitter.com/6VLxKnbjHj— Jonathan Khamis (@JonathanKhamis) August 21, 2017
Outnumbering them by some distance were more than 2,000 counter protesters, reports the LA Times, who showed up in opposition to the meeting.
“Immigrants help make America great” and “Dump Trump” were amongst the signs being carried by the counter protestors, which included members of the Democratic Socialists of America.
Laguna Beach police reported two arrests at the meeting, which saw a heavy police presence at the famous boardwalk, including mounted police.