PT News Network’s “Wake Up America!” Billboard Vanishes from Portland in Apparent Act of Vandalism

A billboard in Portland, OR advertising “Your Favorite Freight Broker”/PT News Network’s “Wake Up America!” and thanking the Portland Police Bureau, is no longer in operation after being burned by protesters during a direct action march on night 127 of demonstrations in Portland, October 19th.

The program being advertised is one of several popular pro-police aggregate streams, in which the host follows along with live protest streams while providing commentary and selling anti-anti-fascist merchandise to his chatters.

According to sources on Twitter, the billboard had been vandalized previously to this night, and had sat with large splotches of orange paint for roughly a week before its sudden disappearance.

Twitter thread from Portland reporter Sergio Olmos below.

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