Now this is really ridiculous. Ridiculous is too mild a word for this.
"A threatening email has derailed one of the Portland Rose Festival's signature events, and spurred new debate about the ongoing political protests in Portland. Organizers of the 82nd Avenue of Roses Parade announced Tuesday that the event will be canceled, for fear that the east Portland parade could be disrupted by "the type of riots which happened in downtown Portland."
And why would they want to protest and riot over a traditional parade featuring roses? Here's why. "This year's parade was once again set to feature the Multnomah County Republican Party as one of the many groups slated to march, but that inclusion drew ire from some of the city's left-leaning protest groups.
Enough is enough folks.