On "The Five" today, Greg Gutfeld said the violent, protesters in Washington, D.C. are "scum," and they should be treated as such.

He said it's one thing to protest President Donald Trump, but it's another to destroy property and throw rocks at police officers.

Gutfeld pointed out that they are protesting a democratic process.

"What are you going to put in its place?" Gutfeld asked. "Anarchy? A third Obama term? It's not going to happen."

He said that nonviolent protesters have a right to voice their objections to Trump, but those who are being destructive are "scum" and "felons" and should be "mercilessly punished" as such.

"Not all activists are rioters, but all rioters are activists."

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