Friday, December 23, 2016

’Tis the Season to Make America Hate Again

People intent on humiliating others end up humiliating themselves.
Police arrested a Greenville, Mississippi, parishioner of the Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church for burning down the structure and spray painting “Vote Trump” on the remains. “Arson is notoriously difficult to prove,” the Atlantic conceded about the arson at the African-American church, initially noting, “In this case, though, someone left a calling card about politics.”
In New York City, a trio of Trump supporters allegedly attempted to rip off a Muslim teen’s hijab while chanting “Trump” and telling the “terrorist” to leave the country. “Trump America is real and I witnessed it first hand last night!” Yasmin Seweid posted on Facebook on December 2. “What a traumatizing night.”
Manhattan, no Mississippi, struck the NYPD as a strange location for a train full of passengers to turn their backs, and remain silent, on an attack on a beautiful college student by three drunks. The cops found neither witnesses nor video evidence to corroborate her colorful claims. After nearly two weeks, she admitted to concocting the story to shield the reality of staying out past curfew with a Christian boy. Rather than depicting Trump supporters in a horrible light, the woman showing up to court in a shaved head — more humane than an honor killing, one supposes — displayed the barbarism that so bothers the president-elect’s most fervent backers. 

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