Alt-right groups online are circulating images of 'antifa protesters' - who are in reality just The National.

It's been a weekend of upheaval across the United States, with the country gripped by protests following the death of George Floyd during a police arrest.

Four officers have been sacked by the Minneapolis police force, with one now facing charges of third degree murder following the incident, which sparked a global outcry.

Across the weekend President Trump began blaming ANTIFA groups for the nationwide protests, and began proceedings to have ANTIFA actions labelled as terrorist activities.

Bizarrely, alt-right groups online have been sharing images of indie rock group The National, inferring that they are ANTIFA agitators.

Phoebe Bridgers picked up on it:

Given their outspoken support for the protests the band are probably quietly pleased.


Aaron Dessner - who was falsely identified in the photographs - has responded:

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