Asheville, North Carolina is about to be named one of the “Top Ten Worst” places in a USA poll, and the category might surprise you: Top Ten Worst Place to Protest.
Long known as a liberal and progress oasis in a sea of conservatism, Asheville has always tolerated protests and demonstrations. Some residents say that is partly what gives Asheville it’s ‘character’.
Over the past few years though, Asheville protestors have fumbled the ball, made themselves a national laughing stock and have qualifeid for the list of “Top Ten Worst Places to Protest.
According to sources, there were three specific items which caused Asheville to be nominated for this dubious honor.
Streets filled with “professional” protesters who come out at the first hint of protest have caused people to wonder about the continued effectiveness of protests in Asheville.
Women have protested topless in Asheville for the past two years chanting and marching against perceived inequity that allows men to go topless in town. Actually, topless women in public wasn’t an issue until these boneheads took to the streets and made Raleigh aware of a loophole in the law and promptly moved to close it.
Long term “demonstrations” that haven’t accomplished anything productive such as the VFP (Veterans for Peace) whose members stand at Vance Monument every Tuesday for an hour blowing horns and waving signs.
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