‘Truckers Ride for the Constitution’ sends DC a message: We’ve had enough


When the Truckers Ride for the Constitution protest kicks into gear Friday afternoon on the Washington Beltway, the rigs will be delivering a message to the Obama administration that “we’ve had enough,”  an organizer said Thursday.

“D.C.’s the focus, but this is an ‘Egypt moment’ for the entire country,” Truckers Ride for the Constitution organizer Ernest Lee told Megyn Kelly on “The Kelly Files.”

truckprotest1011The goal, he said, is to “get the attention of all our unrepresentative representatives in Washington D.C.”

“We’ve had enough.”

On Thursday morning, Lee told Fox News Insider the Ride for the Constitution event will involve thousands of trucks driving slowly on three lanes of the Beltway, leaving one lane open for other drivers and emergency vehicles.

“You’re certainly going to get people’s attention by clogging up the streets of D.C.,” Kelly said.

For live updates on the protest, check out the Ride for the Constitution Facebook page.

Meanwhile, the man who made national news by the simple act of taking a lawnmower to the Lincoln Memorial this week is asking volunteers throughout the country to head to their local parks or memorials in a cleanup effort to show Americans can do for the country what the government can’t do for them.

“Go out and find a memorial or park near your home,” South Carolinian Christopher Cox told Kelly during the same segment. But instead of a picnic basket, he said, “show up with a rake, a broom, a trash bag and do your part.”

It doesn’t get much more grassroots than that.

Check out Kelly’s interview with both men here:

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