Another One: Now an 81-Year-Old Has Been Beaten for Wearing MAGA Hat in Public, Prosecutors Say

Conservative Tribune | 2/27/2019 | Benjamin DeKraker
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Peace. Tolerance. Coexist. Those used to be the mottos of liberals, printed on bumper stickers by those who claimed to despise violence and hatred. But increasingly, there seems to be a new theme among the left: Assault anyone who supports the president.

We’ve already reported on several recent incidents of fans of President Donald Trump being bullied and even assaulted for simply wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat. Now there’s another disturbing incident out of New Jersey, and this time the victim was an elderly man.

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According to WNBC News in New York, an 81-year-old man was attacked and injured while shopping at a supermarket.

You guessed it: The senior citizen was wearing a “MAGA” hat, and that was apparently all it took for an unhinged leftist to lash out.

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“The Franklin Township resident was shopping at a store on Elizabeth Avenue around 3:30 p.m. Monday when someone confronted him about the hat, Somerset County prosecutors said Tuesday,” WNBC reported.

“A law enforcement source told News 4 the attack happened at the ShopRite of Somerset on Elizabeth Avenue,” the news station continued. “The attack left the man with minor injuries, prosecutors said.”

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Fellow shoppers at the store expressed outrage at what happened, regardless of politics. “I think it’s very disgusting, the person that attacked him is a coward,” area resident Carlos Mendez told the NBC station.

Additional details about the attack and the suspect were still forthcoming as of Wednesday, but thankfully it sounds like the 81-year-old victim will be OK.

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