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What Really Happened at the Bloody Neo-Nazi Rally in Sacramento (with Video)

What Really Happened at the Bloody Neo-Nazi Rally in Sacramento (with Video)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. _ By 11 AM on Sunday morning it was 103 degrees, and everyone gathered at the California state Capitol expected violence. The mounted police expected it. The riot police on their bicycles expected it. The counterprotesters expected it. The television news reporters circling on the edge of the action seemed anxious for it. We all waited for blood, and no one who welcomed its sight left disappointed. By the end of the day 10 people had been critically injured, 7 had been stabbed and dozens more suffered cuts, scrapes and bruises. WARNING: GRAPHIC – REPORTER ZARON BURNETT’S VIDEO FROM THE SACRAMENTO NEO-NAZI RALLY It was billed as a rally for the Traditional Workers Party. The TWP is a new type of white nationalist group. It downplays the racism and, like its European cousins, it plays up its nationalism. Its traditions. The leader of the TWP is a man named Matthew Heimbach. He first made national news when he was caught on camera shoving a black woman at…