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For decades, the fondest hope of the kind of agitators attracted by this annual event has been a Republican president who shares the breadth of their grievance, the depth of their anger and the fervor of their conspiratorial delusions.
THERE’S NOTHING CONSERVATIVE ABOUT CPACMICHAEL GERSONFEBRUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
These include the nature and severity of the alleged crime and whether the suspect is resisting arrest, as well as the “presence of hostile crowd or agitators.”
STILL CAN’T BREATHEBY TOPHER SANDERS, PROPUBLICA, AND YOAV GONEN, THE CITY, VIDEO BY LUCAS WALDRON, PROPUBLICAJANUARY 21, 2021PROPUBLICA
Most of these agitators — many of whom broadcasted the riot live from their phones or uploaded selfies on Facebook — made no effort to mask their identity.
“I THINK THIS IS A WAKE-UP CALL”: SEEING A FAMILIAR FACE IN THE CAPITOL RIOTLUKE WINKIEJANUARY 15, 2021VOX
The demonstrations were mostly peaceful, but outbreaks of violence, much of it attributed to agitators more intent on destruction than protest, resulted in hundreds of arrests after nights of set fires, looted stores and clashes with police.
D.C. POLICE AND BUSINESSES PREPARE FOR POSSIBLE ELECTION DAY UNRESTPETER HERMANN, EMILY DAVIESOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Earlier this year, Manassas was the site of several protests over police brutality that drew several hundred demonstrators, including one protest where agitators threw objects at police officers.
IN BLUE N.VA., DEMOCRATS EYE A MAYORAL SEAT LONG HELD BY THE GOPANTONIO OLIVOOCTOBER 28, 2020WASHINGTON POST
One of the principal grounds in this change is to be found in the connection of government with the agitator O'Connell.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
The distinction of these classes was marked out by money-payments; for it was the "rent" to which the agitator was mainly looking.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
It is probable that the bill would have been lost without the support of the Irish liberals, led by the agitator.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
There he became not only a rhetorician, a revolutionary agitator, but a really great painter.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
But Cobden's parliamentary work was at this time less important than his work as an agitator.
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