MUST SEE: Inside the chaos and hate in Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (BY: ALLIE CONTI, VICE.com) – The “Unite the Right” rally dissolved into chaos practically before it began.

Around noon, a cornucopia of racists had gathered around a statute of Confederate general Robert E. Lee that was set to be removed, and their opponents surrounded them on the streets below.

About 20 minutes before the rally’s scheduled start time of noon, the two sides were already chucking rocks and water bottles at each other.

The air was already so filled with pepper spray it tasted like snuff.

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