Andrew Bolt Holds His Own Against Beta Protesters
Andrew Bolt is an Australian conservative social and political commentator was attacked this week ahead of a book launch by Antifa protesters in Melbourne.
This video, posted on social media on Thursday morning, shows a hooded man approaching Bolt from behind and throwing a substance at his head, initiating a brawl in broad daylight on busy Lygon Street.
The assault took place on Tuesday at the launch of The Art of the Impossible, a book on Donald Trump and the 2016 US presidential election campaign by RMIT associate professor Steve Kates.
On Tuesday night Victoria Police confirmed it was investigating the “incident” and was searching for three men: the two assailants plus a third man who was wielding a camera and “appeared to be filming or taking photos”.
Police confirmed Bolt was hit with a mixture of shaving cream and glitter.