The Beacon ✒ A number of conspiracy theorists along with activists linked to far-right parties were involved in an anti-mask rally that was held in Dublin on Friday.
On the surface the rally, which attracted roughly 1,000 people, was held to protest against the mandating of the wearing of masks by children in schools in order to combat the spread of COVID-19. As the government has introduced another round of restrictions to deal with surging cases of the virus, the public is rightly angry. But considering the speeches at the rally, as well as those involved in its organising, it seems that a more nefarious agenda was at play. It looks as if the real plan involves luring people down the far-right, conspiracy theorist rabbit hole.
It isn’t the first time that such a rally has taken place. Dozens of similar rallies have been held over the duration of the pandemic. What made the one on Friday, 3 December different was the involvement of children. The organisers of the rally made their supposed defence of the rights of children the centrepiece of the day.
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