It’s hard to say which aspect of this story is a clearer indication that the First Amendment is in trouble: the government’s denial of that permit, or (the aptly named) Yahoo’s witless jeering at that “disorganized group of disgruntled truckers.”
So you’re “disgruntled” if you stand up for your freedoms?
People’s Convoy Bid for a Permit to Camp on the National Mall Fails Miserably
Zachary Petrizzo Tue, March 15, 2022
The disorganized group of disgruntled truckers posted up in Hagerstown, Maryland, as part of the so-called “People’s Convoy” just ran into another roadblock as the National Park Service partially denied their application for a permit to turn the National Mall in the heart of Washington, D.C. into a trucker encampment.
In a letter obtained by The Daily Beast on Tuesday night, the agency wrote to lead organizer Brian Brase, whose application made a series of outlandish demands and claims, that they had “partially denie[d]” the request, citing a series of other requests to use the Mall.
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