SFB: It’s hard to tell 100 percent for sure, but one thing’s for certain, which we noted at the time: The original clip cut out a few key seconds. Here’s the raw clip (fight starts around 1:30).
EDIT: HuffPo talked to others at the scene. Here’s what they said:
Ken Spitzley, a state agriculture department employee, told HuffPost that he walked to the protest at the state Capitol during a break from work and that he witnessed Crowder getting in protesters’ faces.
"He was just after everybody," said the 56-year-old Spitzley, a procurement technician whose workplace is represented by the United Auto Workers. "There was no question he was there just to start a fight, to start some kind of trouble."
Crowder denies goading the protesters.