“People in a May 28 protest crowd … chased, tackled and punched someone they believed to be right-wing author Andy Ngo, pursuing him through the streets of Portland until he hid inside [a] hotel,” reads a wildly inaccurate report from the far-left Willamette Week.
The so-called journalist behind this report, Suzette Smith, demonizes journalist Ngo while refusing to identify his (if Ngo was indeed the victim) attackers as who they are — the left-wing terrorists who call themselves Antifa:
Ngo’s willingness to post the mug shots and other personal information of arrested protesters has caused many of the people in Portland’s leftist movement to see him as something like an existential threat. In his reporting—via Twitter, the conservative news site The Post Millennial, and guest appearances on Fox News—Ngo has been regularly accused of sensationalizing the danger presented by anti-fascists and other left-wing groups.
Ngo is the nation’s most