As far as the people blocking the road being stupid, I can agree with the sentiment and agree that I think they were wrong to do so but that does not warrant assault with a deadly weapon against them.
“Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of everyone.” John Maynard Keynes
No one was right.
Sometimes I think we're alone. Sometimes I think we're not. In either case, the thought is staggering. ~ R. Buckminster Fuller