Women’s March DC turnout flops after pro-Farrakhan leadership anti-Semitism problems split movement

Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion | 1/19/2019 | Fuzzy Slippers
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Embroiled in controversy and losing big donors and backers, the Women’s March has attempted to keep its head above water with this year’s march. However, although Women’s March organizers anticipated hundreds of thousands to show up for their third annual march in DC, this year’s march garnered only “thousands,” according to reports.

As a frame of reference, the first Women’s March in 2017 was widely touted as the “largest single day march in U. S. history.” This year, not so much.

Washington - Post - Reports

The Washington Post reports:

Women from across the country were marching through the nation’s capital Saturday for the third annual Women’s March on Washington, which has been dogged by controversy in the months leading to the event.

Organizers - Weeks - Hundreds - Thousands - Number

Organizers weeks ago expected hundreds of thousands to attend — a number similar to the 2017 march the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration — but it appeared thousands had joined the march as the event got underway. A National Park Service permit issued Thursday indicated about 10,000 were expected in Washington as similar marches were planned across the country.

The 2019 march is taking place amid turmoil surrounding the national Women’s March organization, including allegations of anti-Semitism, secretive financial dealings and disputes over who gets to own and define the Women’s March. Some organizers have called for its national co-chairs to resign.

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Here are some of the signs spotted at the women’s march.

Senator and 2020 Democrat hopeful Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) is still a big fan of the Women’s March . . ....
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