"Election-crazed liberals increasingly turn violent against backers of the president-elect
In addition to a rash of violent protests from angry liberal agitators, Donald Trump’s stunning victory in the presidential election appears to have sparked a spate of attacks on his supporters.
Trump’s unexpected win seems to have triggered progressives so hard that all pretense of respectability — not to mention respect for the democratic process — has been shed, and for the first time in generations, the American Left has let its violent, totalitarian flag fly openly.
- “That’s one of those white boy Trump supporters.” Two men were arrested in Meriden, Connecticut, on Saturday after beating up a Trump supporter. The Trump fan was on a traffic island, holding up both a pro-Trump sign and American flag, when suspects Wilson Eschevarria and Anthony Hobdy got out of their vehicle and proceeded to attack the victim.
- In New York City on Friday, a Trump supporter wearing a “Make America Great Again” cap was assaulted while riding the subway. The victim was reportedly choked by an anti-Trump aggressor.
- On Wednesday, a man in Chicago was dragged from his vehicle and beaten within an inch of his life following a traffic incident. “Somebody yelled, ‘That’s one of those white boy Trump supporters,'” the man told the local CBS affiliate. “I saw my life flash before my face,” he added.
- The anti-Trump violence has also spread to schools. Jade Armenio, a sophomore at Woodside High School in Woodside, California, who isn't even old enough to vote, was nevertheless attacked by a gang of fellow students for having supported Trump.
In addition to isolated incidents of violent attacks on individual Trump supporters, the anti-Trump protests popping up across the country have also seen incidents of violence.
The worst violence has been in Portland, where on Saturday one person was shot and roughly 70 people were arrested.
Projectiles, including glass bottles and road flares, were thrown at police officers.
On Friday, harrowing video footage from the city showed a pregnant woman trapped in her car as protesters proceeded to attack it.
Her only apparent crime was being white and in the wrong place at the wrong time..."