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The Wall Street Journal: White supremacists’ D.C. rally fizzles, drowned out by counterprotesters

What was promoted as a “white civil-rights rally” held near the White House on Sunday appeared to be a bust, with fewer than 20 attendees, while thousands of counterprotesters gathered nearby.

Jason Kessler, the white nationalist who organized the rally, told the National Park Service he expected 100 to 400 attendees. The rally began about 3:30 p.m. EDT and ended abruptly around 5 p.m., when Kessler and others were escorted away in vans by police. The even had been scheduled to run from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m.

The rally marked the anni…
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