Video: Protesters Burn Flags, 17 Arrested Outside RNC Convention

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CLEVELAND, Ohio — Protesters outside the Republican National Convention made their greatest show of aggression Tuesday by burning flags. But once again they were overshadowed by the professionalism of the massive number of police officers from around the country.

According to the verified Cleveland Police twitter account, 17 protesters were arrested Wednesday, more than tripling the number of convention-related arrests.

According to police one flag-burner received instant karma when the protester lit himself on fire.

Breitbart News filmed much of Tuesday’s action, including several arrests.


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