Looking at all of the news about Boston today, all I see is article after article about the counterprotest, and nothing about the original “Free Speech” rally. No official website or flyers, or anything about the speakers or organizers. I only heard about it as an anti-nazi rally through social media and nowhere else.
What was the origin point that got so many people to show up? I only ask because I have a few Libertarian friends who are insisting that the original rally had nothing to do with Nazis and was led by candidate for US Senate Shiva Ayyadurai, with pictures of people holding anti-Monsanto signs.
I’m sure I’m missing something somewhere, but in the event that I end up having a discussion with them about it, I want to be able to speak to it more than, “I saw people talking about it on Facebook.”