This gentleman—and I use that term in the loosest possible definition—thought he’d stage a flag-burning protest right in the middle of the campus at Louisiana State University.
He quickly found out that the only similarity between Baton Rouge and Berkeley is that a major university runs through it.
Local news reports and accounts from witnesses said that a crowd of hundreds of counter protesters swarmed the site and when the leftwing nutjob arrived to do his dirty deed, they began pelting him with water balloons. As the crowd grew large and louder and more objects filled with liquids began to fly, police whisked the man to safety in a police cruiser. No flag was burned today.
Rumors that Les Miles was on the scene, preparing to offer the best water balloon thrower a football scholarship at Quarterback, turned out to be unfounded.
So, what prompted Ben Haas to come up with the great idea of announcing a flag-burning? Well, it was the arrest of another leftwing goon, Isaac Eslava, for defacing the LSU war memorial and—wait for it—cutting down and burning the American flag flying over it.
That’s right, folks. A leftwing nutjob defaces a hallowed site on the hallowed ground of the LSU campus, burns a flag, steals a car and gets arrested. Outraged, another leftwing nutjob decides he’s gonna go one better. He announced to the world that he was gonna burn a flag in protest of the collaring of another flag-burning, America-hating wack job.
You can’t make this up.
But you can be sure of one thing—Baton Rouge ain’t Berkeley.
You GEAUX, Tigers.