100-yr old WWII Vet’s Medal Ceremony Crashed by #BlackLivesMatter; he begs them “Give Me A Chance”

Protesters in Portland, Oregon, interrupted a town hall meeting where a decorated World War II veteran was receiving a special honor.

100-year-old U.S. Navy vet Dario Raschio was supposed to be presented with medals by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR), but soon after the meeting began, more than 100 protesters emerged, shouting “hands-up, don’t shoot!” and “I can’t breathe!”

The protesters did not stop until Rashcio spoke up and said, “Give me a chance. At least let us show a little respect for this occasion.” There was a black man in the crowd that spoke up for the ceremony and he was called a token for not joining their movement.

Raschio accepted his honor from Wyden and made a brief speech, but as soon as he was done, the protesters resumed their shouting.

Raschio left the meeting early.

h/t maryeng1

Wayne Dupree

Wayne Dupree is owner and founder of WayneDupree.com. He was named to the 2017 Newsmax’s 50 Most Influential African-American Republicans. He served in the USAF between 1987-1995. He saw time in Operation Desert Storm/Shield and is the father of three. He is the host of the Wayne Dupree Show.

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