Gabriel San Roman
OC Alt-Right Retreat: Event Planned for Downtown Santa Ana Gets Cancelled, HB One Scrapped
Updated: Aug 20, 2020
Gamer hangout Esports Arena cancelled a scheduled event featuring Alt-Right speakers in downtown Santa Ana, one day after scuffles broke out between Trumpsters and protesters at Congressman Lou Correa's town hall in the city leading to arrests. Before getting canned, Make Cali Great promoted "The Summer of Conservatism" as the "biggest gathering of young conservative voices, influencers and community." The nixed July 9 event boasted a lineup of speakers including "Alt-Knight" and repeat felon Kyle Chapman, whose claim to "Based Stickman" fame came when getting arrested in Berkeley for assault with a deadly weapon after hitting an antifa protester on the head with a stick.
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