"Activists Seek Peace Through Violence": CNN Quickly Scrubs Title Of Antifa Puff Piece

Tyler Durden's picture

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com,

How did we reach a point in our society, where groups like Antifa think nothing of wreaking havoc on the streets on a regular basis?

These people routinely beat those they disagree with, cause property damage, and shut down dissent without a single iota of shame. You have to ask yourself, how did this group and others like it, get so bold as to think that they can flippantly disregard the law and openly riot in the streets?

The answer is that the media is responsible for this mess. It’s the media that has repeatedly ignored, apologized for, and even celebrated their actions. How else would these thugs have come to the conclusion that what they’re doing is okay? They’re constantly being lionized by our morally bankrupt media.

CNN made that perfectly clear last week.

They published a piece that was highly sympathetic to Antifa titled “Unmasking the Leftist Antifa Movement: Activists Seek Peace Through Violence.”

This past weekend CNN drew more criticism for its left-wing bias after posting a profile on the violent left-wing group “Antifa,” that rather generously described the communist group as “seeking peace through violence.” Despite the obvious contradiction in terms, at least the headline noted the group’s violent motives (albeit in a really stupid way.) But that phrase was scrubbed just hours later by CNN in an apparent move to not offend members of the radical-left group.


The original article appeared online Friday afternoon, with the headline: “Unmasking the Leftist Antifa Movement: Activists Seek Peace Through Violence.” That one mention of violence in the headline was the only real objective criticism CNN’s Sara Ganim and Chris Welch had to offer throughout their lengthy piece, interviewing several self-identified Antifa activists…


…If this was a radical, violent right-wing group, it’s a given that CNN would have plenty of left-wing groups on hand to denounce their ideologies and behavior. When the group’s violent methods were finally first brought up in the article, CNN justifies the violence as a means to an end, because, the antifa members say, they’re committing violence to “eradicate hatred.” Well, if you put it that way, it all makes sense!

And if you can believe it, CNN apparently didn’t scrub the title because of public outcry.

According to an update posted at the bottom of the article, This story has been updated to clarify that counterprotesters say they are not to blame for violence at the Charlottesville protest.” Since the title is the only change CNN made, it appears that they were pressured by Antifa to change the title. I think the real reason Antifa wanted to change the title, is because they don’t like their name being synonymous with a phrase that reeks of “ends justify the means” logic, even though that’s exactly what they’re all about.

So in short, CNN briefly exposed Antifa for what they really are, and Antifa quickly tried to convince them to change their article. And they obliged! That title was the only part of the article that was really critical of this group, and they tried to memory-hole it almost immediately.

This is how the media keeps groups like Antifa alive and helps them grow. They constantly excuse and sugarcoat their behavior, and refuse to tell the public about what their true motives are. They can’t bring themselves to call them what they are.

And what they are is the kind of people who think that peace can be achieved through violence. Or as an Antifa member claimed in the article, they sometimes try to eradicate “hatred” through violence. In reality, violence never eradicates hatred or brings about peace, unless it eradicates every enemy. Just pray that you don’t say or think anything that may be arbitrarily deemed hateful by these ignorant, street fighting teenagers.

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Mr Pink's picture

Don't forget the part about a certain billionaire who pays for this chaos

Billy the Poet's picture

Isn't somebody supposed to be dealing with enemies, foreign and domestic?

InjectTheVenom's picture

here's how to quickly disperse the next gathering of these fine human beings that call themselves "antifa" .... no pepper spray or rubber bullets to the nutsack needed !! -----

-fly a couple drones high above the gathering site and drop a couple hundred pre-approved job applications....

InjectTheVenom's picture

oh and speakiing of rubber bullets to the nutsack .....

HIGH FUCKIN FIVE to the officer that pulled that off  ! ! !      MOAR of that , please !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Buckaroo Banzai's picture

Repent, minions of CNN, or DOTR will not be kind to any of you.

NoPension's picture

I had to look that one up.

One upvote from me.

moimeme's picture

"Activists Seek Peace Through Violence"

If that unmasks Antifa, how'bout:

"Israelis Seek Peace Through Violent Destruction"

That should be good too, right? http://wp.me/p4OZ4v-Dg

Manthong's picture



They should have written  “peace is violence”.

Then they could be full-tilt Orwell.


Kotzbomber747's picture

"CNN quickly scrubs title of Anftifa puff peace"

"Peace" should perhaps be "Piece" in the title? Who writes this drivel guys? Some intern?

El Oregonian's picture

Hell has a hungry and wide mouth. Certainly large enough to swallow up all these miscreants... Sorass will be the nice cherry on top.

Creative_Destruct's picture

" This is how the media keeps groups like Antifa alive and helps them grow. They constantly excuse and sugarcoat their behavior, and refuse to tell the public about what their true motives are. "

What is is about Antifa's own self description as "Anarcho-Communists" that CNN does not understand?

Scores: Hitler: 2-6 million dead, Communism: 100-120 million.

OR maybe they DO understand it! - Even more frightening...

CNONC's picture

I'm not a big fan of cops, but I'd buy that man a cigar.  Good shooting.

Mango327's picture

He got some high-fives, for sure. It's the simple things in life, really.

Yes, NAZIS and COMMUNISTS are MORALLY EQUIVALENT. - #HiddenHistory #CultOfSaturn
Alohakid's picture

Hit him right in the pussy.

biker_trash's picture

Sorry won't work. Most of these angry misfits know they can't hold a job due to their lack of discipline and drug free blood. 

The Wizard's picture

They have jobs. They work for Soros. At the moment not so well paid since credit is not so easily available.

Why are these idiots call ANTIFA? They worked with the media to create a label which is a delusion. By labeling them as such it appears they are against some sort of evil and by default creates an illusion they are for something good.

They should be rightfully called Bolsheviks. They are working for the same people who funded Trotsky, Lenin and Stalin

J. Peasemold Gruntfuttock's picture

Why are these idiots call ANTIFA? They worked with the media to create a label which is a delusion. By labeling them as such it appears they are against some sort of evil and by default creates an illusion they are for something good.

I couldn't agree more Wiz.

But to label them as 'Bolsheviks' is a racist trigger and may send some into conniptions. Poor little darlings I say.

Might I suggest my preferred term Antifa-ckwits™ be used instead.

I think that sums up their 'movements' quite nicely - luke warm, wet and malodorous.


J. Peasemold Gruntfuttock

Jimmy Jimmereeno's picture

Exactly what is "racist" about bolshevism?

dark pools of soros's picture

you are a total nazi jew hater for even thinking you dont know the truth of what the chosen have presented you as a golden opportunity to hate your life and sacrifice for your betters

Cognitive Dissonance's picture

It's all justified when you're fighting a righteous cause.



biker_trash's picture

Cog they really do believe they're justified. When questioned about their blatant hypocrisy they just argue louder using insults or they get the look of a confused dog with its head tilted. The programming cannot be reversed for most IMO. 

El Vaquero's picture

It can be reversed for a number of them, it is just that you would need to risk jail time for every single one.  Say something incredibly racist in front of one, then throw a haymaker to the face, and then when they are coherent again, ask them which hurt more, the words, or the fist.  Most of them are completely clueless when it comes to violence, which is why they equate "hate speech" with violence. 

Creative_Destruct's picture

"Antifa seeks peace through violence"

Communists seek Utopia through murder and slavery.

Antifa = Anarcho-Communists.

But they are "morally superior" to Nazis???

Please  ENOUGH from the Communist apologist MSM.

shovelhead's picture

Is it possible the reason they scubbed the title was because how inutterably stupid it sounded when read?

Haha. I know ...Just kidding. This is CNN.

samsara's picture

I think it's supposed to be us.

GunnerySgtHartman's picture

I'd love to see Soros prosecuted under the RICO statute.  If it's good enough for the Mafia, it's good enough for Soros & Co.  And acts of terrorism, just like that being committed by Antifa, fall under the RICO statute.


Beowulf55's picture

Personally, I'd love to see a bullet hole in the head of Soros.

I don't go for dragging out the obvious.

Then we can move on and jail the cunt and put her on public display in a cage.

froze25's picture

If you work for CNN and have a shred of decency,  quit. They are nothing but a domestic terrorist propaganda outfit now.

Barney Fife's picture

Wouldn't surprise me at all to see CNN take a ton of casualties in the upcoming civil war. 

A LOT Of people viscerally hate them. 

TeamDepends's picture

Peace through violence, eh?  (crap, is the shotgun loaded?)

nmewn's picture

lol...they've got the editors of CNN on speed dial...LMAO!!!

"Censor what you just published immediately or face the consequences!"

So there you have it, Antifa's support for the destruction of art, literature, speech & press, all in one spiked story line.

And again, you can always count on the left to reveal its real motivations and intentions, just give them enough rope ;-)

TeamDepends's picture

If you pump 'em full of 12-gauge holes, they will see the light.

-Copernicus Darwin/Orwell

LindseyNarratesWordress's picture

ENOUGH IS ENOUGH.  CNN needs to lose its news-accredidation, and, IN-FACT, needs to have its FCC license pulled, for PROMOTING SEDITION AND TREASON AGAINST THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.


I am 100% mother-fucking SERIOUS.



Billy the Poet's picture

Hey. the IDF spokesman has a job to do and your petty complaints are of little concern.

LindseyNarratesWordress's picture

Mr. Poet, you are, of course, writing of (((wolfgang blitzer))), the LITERAL "former"-AiPAC spokesman, and LITERAL (((sayan))), operating against The United States of America, FOR the "state"-of-israHell.


Most people have no idea of the TRUTH about that literal sayan, or more appropriately, (((mossad))) operative, and it is incumbent upon ALL OF US whom know the truth, to ENSURE THAT WE MENTION THIS FACT, WHENEVER, AND WHEREVER, WE ARE ABLE, WHEN TALKING ABOUT CNN.


Seriously, Folks, please do that, and help to TRULY awaken-the-masses to the truth of what is being done against our nations of "The West", and (((who))) is fucking orchestrating this shit.


Thank you, in-advance.




NB:  That, ESPECIALLY, goes for those of you whom call-in to radio-programs.  It takes just a few seconds to mention the pedigree of (((wolfgang blitzer))), and it is VERY easy for people to extrapolate-out what the fact means, as far as (((the media))) is concerned.

LindseyNarratesWordress's picture

Watch as a panelist, defending President Trump, and his speech in Phoenix, truly destroys both Don "The" Lemon, and CNN, AT-LARGE, on its own network:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g69OJ3w8mfU&t=17s


It was one of the best moments, EVER, on teLIEvision, and really exposed CNN for what it is--a network that has as its mission-statement, at-this-point, ONLY INTERESTED IN DOING LITERALLY ALL THAT IT CAN, AND I MEAN EVERY THING, TO DEFAME, LIBEL, SLANDER, AND RIDICULE, THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION, REGARDLESS OF THE CONSEQUENCES FOR OUR NATION, AT-LARGE.


That, Folks, is why I call this PRECISELY what it is--literal sedition, and LITERAL treason.  Those mother-fuckers KNOWINGLY pushed the LIE/HOAX/FRAUD of (((muh...Russia))) for MONTHS-UPON-MONTHS-UPON-MONTHS, until, LITERALLY, AGAIN, just two weeks, ago, when it was-all-but-proven that it was an absolute FRAUD/HOAX/LIE, cooked-up by (((robbie mook))) and podesta-the-molesta, on November 9, 2016, as a half-assed and half-hearted "explanation" for why The Creature was soundly-defeated, all-the-while COMPLETELY PRETENDING THAT LEAKER SETH RICH, MURDERED FOR HIS HEROISM AND INTELLECTUAL-HONESTY, WAS NOT THE LEAKER OF THAT MATERIAL.  Well, Genius Julian Assange has presented the prima-facie evidence of the truth of how WikiLeaks obtained the e-mails, AND TESTIFIED TO REP. DANA ROHRBACHER, ONE WEEK AGO, NOW, SO THE-CAT-IS-OUT-OF-THE-BAG...






Lumberjack's picture

Trump needs to have the FCC do their job.

Lumberjack's picture

Freedom of speech general case law...


Chaplinsky v. New Hampshire (1942)

The First Amendment did not protect “fighting words” which, by being said, cause injury or cause an immediate breach of the peace. Read More.

MANvsMACHINE's picture

Pulling CNN off the air is the worst thing you could do.

The correct strategy is to let them continue driving themselves into the ground.

stant's picture

Criminals working for criminals

Dancing Disraeli's picture

Do cable stations require FCC licenses?

gregga777's picture

They don't need an FCC license to distribute their Anglo-Zionist FAKE NEWS Media propaganda over cable.

shovelhead's picture


You're not.

Cable TV isn't subject to the FCC.

DjangoCat's picture

Good luck pal,

The Collier brothers fought for 22 years with paper and video tape evidence of election fraud on a vast scale.  First noted in 1970, the brothers took evidence to the FBI, the Justice Dept., the Superior Court, and their case seems to connect to the unusual pushing aside of Robert Bork in favour of Antonin Scalia for appointment to the Supreme Court.

The Collier brothers were unsuccessful in all their suits, but they wrote a book "Votescam: The Stealing of America".  The book has been removed from the Library of Congess.

That is the level of corruption that we are up against.


sevensixtwo's picture

That's not too unlike my quest for justice through violence