On June 1st, 2020, peaceful protestors for George Floyd death were forcefully cleared out of Lafayette Square in Washington D.C. by law enforcement to clear a path for Donald Trump and senior administration so that the president could hold up a Bible and take photos in front of St. John's Episcopal Church. The law enforcement officers utilized tear gas and other riot control techniques to move the protestors. The clearing was widely condemned as an affront to the First Amendment right to freedom of assembly.
This video should not be viewed without the above context.
There is no joke here. This video is merely presenting reality in all of it's disturbing vigor - this is a real thing that actually happened. And for that, it earns my respect for portraying it in such an earnest way. I wonder if, in the future, pieces like this will eventually be shown in history classes.
oh and the mask is funny