Skip to comments.Protesters wreak havoc at S.F. mall (Solidarity with Greek uprising)
Posted on 12/22/2008 2:17:26 PM PST by Crazieman
A band of demonstrators, many wearing black masks, stormed a bustling San Francisco mall Saturday evening, upending garbage cans and foliage and damaging crystal merchandise at one kiosk.
An estimated 50 to 75 people were involved in the disruption at Westfield San Francisco Centre, police said.
"It felt like random, vague anarchy," said Sam Cantrell, who sells sunglasses at a kiosk near the escalators on the street level where the protesters gathered.
"Everyone's yelling," he said. "Some people started running up the escalator the wrong way. People were grabbing their babies and running away in fear."
The disruption began around 6:30 p.m. as holiday shoppers crowded the mall on the last Saturday before Christmas.
Some protesters threw food, police said. Others tried to toss a large planter onto the food court below.
According to mall management, the protesters were part of a "Solidarity with Greek Uprising" demonstration, which began in the Mission District earlier in the afternoon. An international day of action was called on Saturday to protest the death of a young man in Greece in early December.
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I suspect MORE of this to come to our beloved San Francisco.
Cool man, fight the power!
Just stay in heavily population cities (liberal areas). Disrupt their shopping and Starbucks, see how they feel.
Hang all the bastards high! There is NO acceptable reason to permit this kind of crap.
Were these yutes?
“It felt like random, vague anarchy,”
Best met by deliberate, well aimed answers.
My wife wonders why I hate the mall..
Take a few of them out and maybe the rest will think about it. If the law doesn’t stand up to them, they will continue.
New and inventive ways for Pelosi constituents to express their irrational rage, now that they don’t have an administration to kick around.
In other words, it felt like another SF Board of Supervisor's meeting.
Hey, San Fag is a sanctuary city. Let’s see how those stupid liberals like it. They’re the ones who allow foreigners who wear black masks to roam their streets.
They should go demonstrate in front of Gavin’s house. Couldn’t happen to a more repulsive city!
Why we tolerate anyone taking part in LE or a demonstration wearing a ski mask or similar is beyond me. As far as I’m concerned, they are some kind of terrorist and need to be treated accordingly.
I believe the military is trained and ready.
Notice that you never hear of this sort of idiocy happening in Texas. Concealed carry is a beautiful thing.
If you’re wearing a mask (black or not) in public you should be arrested immediately...SSZ
Most likely your typical white trustafarians who wear balaclavas, fashion themselves "anarchists" and commit violent vandalism in the name of addressing economic disparities. In simpler terms, rich white kids who cover their faces and smash storefronts. They probably knew nothing more than regurgitated talking points about the current situation in Greece. They're just looking for an excuse to break stuff and get on the news.
When they assemble, they tend to look like this:
There, fixed it.
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