The Left love demonstrating. They are constantly marching and rallying, ginning up outragey feelings in search of that street-protest vibe of the 1960s. Even high-school Leftists are nostalgic for the civil rights movement and anti-Vietnam-War marches. They all want an emotional high, preferably with a tiny waft of tear gas in the air.
Florida high schoolers targeted Publix Supermarkets for a die-in. Publix is a grocery store chain that is strong in Florida and Georgia and has many stores in five other Southeastern states.
Of course fawning media gave this protest national coverage. The kids from Parkland learned that, so long as they mouth the causes of the Left, they will gain nationwide media attention.
The reason for the protest is that Publix made a political campaign donation to a Republican who votes with the NRA.
I did not scour the internet, but a casual search only turned up one case of a reporter actually doing some reporting other than passing along David Hogg’s press release. This article is about who receives political donations from Publix. This is relevant because Publix immediately folded and announced that they would quit making political gifts. Of course, in the Southeast, if Publix is giving proportionately, then their overall giving will tend to favor Republicans. This article is focused on Alabama:
I added “hobbies” to the categories attached to this post, because the Parkland students have made political demonstrations into a hobby.