Antifa Uses Flyers Mascot ‘Gritty’ to Protest Proud Boys in Philadelphia

Breitbart | 11/18/2018 | Staff
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Left-wingers have adopted Gritty, the mascot of the Philadelphia Flyers, and forced it into service as a symbol of Antifa.

Gritty, the Flyers’ googly-eyed, orange-furred team mascot, has become a staple at Antifa protests in Philadelphia, appearing on signs, hats, shirts, and fliers handed out by liberals who claim to oppose “fascism.”

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The mascot originally debuted for the Flyers only a few months ago, and, while some did not like the orange monster at first, it wasn’t long before the hardcore left glommed onto the creature as their own, taking him out of mere hockey mascottery and into the realm of anti-Trump, anti-Conservative politics.

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Not long after Gritty’s debut ,the far left-wing magazine Jacobin celebrated Gritty as a “worker” starting the ball rolling for leftists to take Gritty as their own. The move didn’t surprise The New Yorker’s Ian Crouch who thought is made sense because Gritty...
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