A new report claims that a member of the Democrat group Antifa is planning to unleash an acid and urine attack at an upcoming protest in Washington, D.C.
The ANTIFA-affiliated person used the chat platform “Telegraph” to make the threats.
This story comes on the heels of a national story involving the beatdown of a gay Asian journalist named Andy Ngo, who was attacked on Saturday, in downtown Portland by ANTIFA, who reportedly threw milkshakes at him that were laced with quick-drying cement.
Attacked by antifa. Bleeding. They stole my camera equipment. No police until after. waiting for ambulance . If you have evidence Of attack please help
— Andy Ngo (@MrAndyNgo) June 29, 2019
Town Hall reported that Antifa attacked journalist Andy Ngo at a protest in Portland on Saturday. Ngo, an editor for Quillette, frequently covers the leftist group’s rallies and protests.
Ngo shared a video of police asking him questions about the attack and checking his body for wounds. According to Ngo, Antifa protestors hit him in the back of the head multiple times, threw a milkshake at him and stole his GoPro camera.
Watch the video:
— Jim Ryan (@Jimryan015) June 29, 2019
A man, possibly a Rolling Stone journalist who writes favorably about Antifa, has threatened to attack attendees of the Demand Free Speech rally with “muriatic acid, wax, and balloons” on July 6 in Washington, D.C.
The threats were made on a popular right wing Telegram channel. A user with the name “POUND ON YOUR BOY” made several threats against the rally, prompting co-organizer Enrique Tarrio to contact the FBI and DHS, who are now planning to provide additional security to the event.
Over the course of about 10 minutes last night, the “POUND ON YOUR BOY” account asked how the D.C. event is “coming along”, and referenced muriatic acid multiple times.
“I just want to toss as many balloons of Muriatic acid in the faces as many Proud Boys I can [sic]”, wrote the user, “I just want to blind as many of you c**k suckers are possible [sic].”
He continued making threats, and eventually concluded his participation in the Telegram channel with “We already have the Muriatic acid, wax, and balloons.”
According to Tarrio, the threat is especially dangerous due to the use of wax. Muriatic acid can be purchased in virtually any pool store or home improvement store, and is already dangerous on its own with the ability to cause minor burns, but can quickly be washed off with water. By combining the muriatic acid with wax, it will immediately form a film similar to candle wax on the injured person’s skin.
Tarrio explains that this could allow the burn to become severe, and even lead to the wax and acid entering the injured person’s blood stream and causing cardiac arrest.
“It starts with milk shakes, then it escalates to what happened to Andy Ngo, and now they’re threatening us with acid attacks,” Tarrio told Big League Politics, referencing the severe attack experienced by Ngo earlier today, when Antifa groups threw milk shakes at him and repeatedly struck and kicked him. “All because we want to defend free speech in Washington, D.C.”
Tarrio went on, “We will not be intimidated with these tactics of fear and fascism. We will celebrate our First Amendment without apology.”
While researching the “POUND ON YOUR BOY” name and cartoon profile photo associated with the Telegram account, Big League Politics was able to identify Twitter and Instagram accounts with the same phrase and artwork.
The artwork and phrase were created by Fagan Kuhnmuench, a Rolling Stone and Playboy journalist who repeatedly writes articles and social media posts sympathetic of Antifa.
When asked whether the “POUND ON YOUR BOY” Telegram account belonged to him via direct message on Twitter, Kuhnmuench would not confirm or deny whether it was his account, and stopped replying after learning an article would be published by Big League Politics.
Tarrio confirmed to Big League Politics that this information has been forwarded to the FBI.