May 18, 2022

A lone biker slows down the convoy of people as a trucker organizer heads home

I think the best part of the People’s Convoy is how it has spent the past three weeks bringing together people with similar interests across political lines. Like the way DC residents and truckers both like to express their freedom of expression in trafficthe two unlikely camps now bond over a shared pleasure of strolling slowly through the streets of the city.

Daily Beast Media Reporter and People’s Convoy expert (poor guy) Zachary Petrizzo posted this video of a DC cyclist bonding with his fellow traffic obstructors.

It’s truly a heartwarming story, made all the more poignant when the cyclist in question was confronted with his slow ride through beautiful and historic DC on a perfect sunny spring day:

It is unfortunate that convoy drivers blame any attempts by drivers to bond with protesters as the actions of Antifa. They cut themselves off from the “people” part of the people’s convoy, and that can’t be good.

Honestly, the People’s Convoy could use all the support they could get. While annoying, it didn’t really disrupt life in the nation’s capital as much as the failure of the Freedom Convoy did for the people of Ottawa. The cohesion of the convoy is lost in the heavy daily traffic of Washington DC, and the truckers are actually camped more than an hour and a half away in Maryland. You can’t really honk your horn all night long, trash important landmarks, harass normal citizens going about their daily lives, or fill residential streets with smog miles away.

Of course, the Capital police generally trusted the truckers less than the Ottawa cops, closing exits on the ring road when they attempted to enter DC proper and parking enforcement on anyone trying to stop. One of the convoy’s intrepid leaders also pulled out to visit family over the weekend, confusing truckers who have spent the past three weeks vowing to stay in DC until their “requests.” » are satisfied, according to the daily beast.