Twitchy readers on Saturday might already have heard about the police asking protesters in not to throw urine, or bottles, or rocks at police officers. That wasn&8217;t even the first report of agitators clashing with police in the streets of Boston: a video capture from MSNBC at 1:37 p.m. Eastern shows an aerial view of some of the mayhem.

Unfortunately, violence against police at a &8220;far-right&8221; rally that drew about 10 people and tens of thousands of counter-protesters doesn&8217;t really fit the narrative. Reporters on the ground were having a pretty nice day, but after police started tweeting about being the target of , the hard work of restoring the narrative kicked in.

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