Monday, November 17, 2008

This is a trend that should be exposed and dealt with

Editor and Publisher has published a report on the increasing number of Anti-Obama incidents. I believe that everyone has a right to like or dislike who they please. What bothers me is the steady stream of hatred and violent reactions that keep being swept under the rug by so many. You can read the story by clicking this link.

I have included a bit below.

Local Papers Report More Anti-Obama Incidents

By Dexter Hill

Published: November 14, 2008 12:20 PM ET

NEW YORK Earlier this week we started covering (see link at bottom) anti-Obama, often racist, incidents taking place around the country, generally overlooked in the national media -- but covered by local papers. This seemed to strike a nerve with many readers so we will continue regular updates.

Local stories show that anti-Obama incidents (including physical and verbal abuse, KKK outfits worn, flags burned on front lawns) are occurring on both sides of the Mason-Dixon line.

From the Orange County (Ca.) Register, concerning an incident in Fullerton: "Two gang members pleaded not guilty Thursday to hate crime and attempted robbery charges in connection with the beating of a black man who was trying to buy cigarettes at a Fullerton liquor store." The two men shouted racial and anti-Obama epithets in the attack.

In Idaho, the Secret Service is investigating a “public hanging” sign erected by a man upset with the election outcome, the Bonner County Daily Bee (Sandpoint) reported Thursday

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