The last few days have been really interesting.
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen was harassed and driven out of a Mexican Restaurant in DC by the Orwellian named Antifa group Smash Racism DC.
The harassment of Trump appointees hasn’t ended with Nielsen.
Press Secretary Sarah Sanders was told to leave the Red Hen restaurant in Lexington, Virginia.
Last night I was told by the owner of Red Hen in Lexington, VA to leave because I work for @POTUS and I politely left. Her actions say far more about her than about me. I always do my best to treat people, including those I disagree with, respectfully and will continue to do so
— Kayleigh McEnany 45 Archived (@PressSec45) June 23, 2018
The management of the Red Hen had “certain standards [to] uphold.” Anybody familiar with Jim Crow and discriminatory country club practices is familiar with that language.
White House adviser Stephen Miller was also harassed at a Mexican Restaurant.
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi was harassed out of a showing of the Mr. Rogers movie in Florida for her stance on immigration policy.
Pam Bondi attempted to attend a screening of the Mister Rogers documentary a day after announcing her plan to end protections for health care consumers with pre-existing conditions. Here, via @timintampa, is what happened. pic.twitter.com/zMLrSayS8M
— Timothy Burke (@bubbaprog) June 23, 2018
This isn’t limited to high ranking Trump officials.
An Antifa associated college professor attempted to doxx ICE agents, but his posts were taken down from Twitter.
Justin Gartner is an ICE HERO. In the words of ICE:
Human Exploitation Rescue Operative (HERO) Child-Rescue Corps is a program developed by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) in conjunction with the National Association to Protect Children.
The HERO Child-Rescue Corps Program is designed for wounded, injured and ill Special Operations Forces to receive training in high-tech computer forensics and law enforcement skills, to assist federal agents in the fight against online child sexual exploitation. Upon successful completion of the program HERO interns will have the knowledge, skills and experience to apply for careers with federal, state and local police agencies, and other organizations, in the field of computer forensics.
Gartner was a Marine who cleared IEDs. He was wounded in combat and has no legs. He has a tattoo on his left elbow of his unit’s insignia, which is modeled off the Navy Cross.
For the rabid Left, it looked close enough to an Iron Cross, therefore marking him as a Nazi, that they decided to destroy his life online. For some, simply working for ICE was evidence enough he is a Nazi.
In the bigger picture CNN reported DHS employees warned about safety amid backlash over family separations.
Amid the furor over the policy that resulted in thousands of families separated at the border, Department of Homeland Security employees have been warned about threats to their personal safety, according to a department-wide email obtained by CNN.
“In recent days, DHS has determined there may be a heightened threat against DHS employees in response to U.S. Government actions surrounding immigration,” Grady wrote.
“This assessment is based on specific and credible threats that have been levied against certain DHS employees and a sharp increase in the overall number of general threats against DHS employees — although the veracity of each threat varies. In addition, over the last few days, thousands of employees have had their personally identifiable information publically (sic) released on social media.”
The media and radical Left politicians have egged this on .
A Huffington Post editor-at-large is calling for Republican officials to be “hounded by protestors everywhere, especially in public” over their support for President Trump.
“Starting today and from here on, no elected official ― certainly those in the GOP defending and supporting Trump on a variety of issues, for example ― should be able to sit down for a nice, quiet lunch or dinner in a Washington, D.C. eatery or even in their own homes,” writes Michelangelo Signorile, HuffPost’s “Queer Voices” editor-at-large.
“They should be hounded by protestors everywhere, especially in public ― in restaurants, in shopping centers, in their districts, and yes, on the public property outside their homes and apartments, in Washington and back in their home states.”
Donnie Deutsch on MSNBC has declared all Trump voters Nazis and should be personally blamed for child separation.
Here is “Auntie” Maxine Waters, a sitting US Congresswoman saying the same thing.
Maxine Waters calls for attacks on Trump administration: "If you see anybody from that Cabinet in a restaurant, in a department store, at a gasoline station, you get out and you create a crowd and you push back on them, and you tell them they’re not welcome anymore, anywhere." pic.twitter.com/jMV7wk48wM
— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) June 24, 2018
Yes, that is a member of Congress inciting a crowd to harass the appointees of the current Presidential administration.
This is horrible, but it gets worse. This isn’t being limited to civil servants and people in politics. Regular citizens are facing the brunt of this by degrees of separation.
It only took 10 minutes before the Uncle Loui’s Cafe Facebook page was bombarded with comments.
The owners had just announced they would be hosting Fox & Friends on Thursday for their morning news segment.
“There were people that were congratulating us and then there were some people that were very angry,” said Matt Berthiaume, the general manager of the cafe. “There were some regulars that come in and now don’t want to eat here anymore, which is unfortunate.”
Berthiaume said hosting the morning news segment is an attempt to increase exposure for the restaurant. Instead, the simple business decision turned their Facebook page into a brouhaha of invective being hurled back and forth.
So a small business wanted to increase its exposure by being on the news. That’s nothing new.
“We’ll see what happens. There were negative comments and people who had never been in here before were slandering the cleanliness of this restaurant,” Berthiaume said.
Coinciding with President Donald Trump’s visit to Duluth on Wednesday, the network called the local eatery last week hoping to broadcast from the restaurant the day after the rally. Berthiaume said he thinks his mother and Uncle Loui’s owner, Debra Strop, didn’t fully realize how some people would perceive the decision.
The problem was that it was Fox News. Fox News isn’t anti-Trump.
The Trump Nazi Cooties infected Fox News who are pro-Trump, which then got passed to this restaurant because they hosted Fox News. That means that this restaurant must be pro-Nazi child torturers.
That of course means they must be destroyed. The “new rules” say if you serve someone that means you endorse them 100%. If a Trump administration employee likes your pancakes, you must be a racist bigot who hates immigrant children.
Now I can’t believe that everyone on the Left agrees with it going this far.
The problem is that the Left has become like Islam and terrorism. Maybe 10-20% of Muslims actually want to go out and kill infidels, but the 80-90% of Muslims who don’t police their own ideology make all Muslims look like terrorist supporters.
It may only be the 10-20% of radical Leftists who are engaged in this harassment, but the the 80-90% of the Left of center who don’t push back against this in their own party are really making it difficult to associate Democrats with anything other than political terrorists.
Ultimately, here is the problem. Most Americans don’t want to live like this.
Most business owners don’t want to check voter registration cards before serving pancakes. Most business don’t want to segregate along Red and Blue. Most Doctors and patients don’t want “who did you vote for” to be a question on a hospital admission form before being taken in for chest pain. Most people don’t want to see on the news some EMT say “we got a 911 call but decided not to respond because the house had a ‘vote Trump’ yard sign.”
Most Americans don’t want political Jim Crow or for Trump supporters to have to wear a yellow ‘T’ and be shunned in public.
If we get close to that point, the push back will be bad. Very bad. And those who didn’t try to tamp down this bullshit in the early stages will assume to have been tacitly approving and will feel the wrath.
This is going to end badly if it goes any further.