Dave Urbanski


Antifa militants reportedly were caught on video Sunday ganging up on a woman of color and dragging her to a Portland, Oregon, sidewalk by her hair in an attempt to yank an American flag from her.

Sadly the violent left-wing militants — despite having what most would assume is a distinct physical and numerical advantage — came away empty-handed.

What happened?
According to journalist Andy Ngo, Antifa attacked conservative demonstrators — one of who was a woman of color holding a U.S. flag. When one of the militants grabbed her flag pole from behind and tried to take it from her, she wouldn’t let go.

Another joined in to help try to pull it from her — but the dynamic duo failed to gain the upper hand.

With that yet another leftist jumped in — a female apparently — and grabbed the flag-holding woman by her hair before dragging her down to the sidewalk. And the victim still wouldn’t let go.

After the victim walked away, a man from the pro-American group faced off and argued with an Antifa militant who hollered astoundingly that the fight was “woman on woman” as his voice repeatedly cracked. Seems puberty is better late than never.

Anything else?
The pro-American demonstrator who was arguing with the Peter Brady wannabe was wearing a “Justice for Jay” shirt. It’s a reference to Aaron “Jay” Danielson, a police and Patriot Prayer supporter who was fatally shot by an avowed Antifa militant after a rally backing President Donald Trump in late August.

According to KOIN-TV, supporters of Danielson gathered downtown Sunday at the spot where he was shot and killed, and “it appeared as if people with left-leaning and right-leaning ideologies got in some heated discussions in the streets. Some people reported being maced or hit with pepper spray.”

Sgt. Kevin Allen told the station that police were monitoring the event but no arrests were made. But the protests continued and at least six people were arrested in Portland Sunday evening.

Author: Dave Urbanski

Source: The Blaze: Antifa militants gang up on woman of color, drag her to ground by her hair, try yanking American flag from her — but she doesn’t let go

In August, Kurt Beathard — then-offensive coordinator for the Illinois State University football team — found a Black Lives Matter sign taped to his office door, Outkick’s Jason King reported.

Given that the BLM organization has an affinity for Marxism and a dim view of the nuclear family, Beathard immediately removed the sign, the outlet said.

“‘I thought, ‘No, I can’t have this on my door,'” he told King. “So I took it off and put it behind the chair in my office. I was praying about it and I thought, ‘All lives matter here, and there’s no other organization other than Jesus Christ to sponsor that.'”

So later that day Beathard placed a new sign on his office door with a new message: “All Lives Matter to Our Lord & Savior Jesus Christ,” the outlet said.

‘As a favor, could you please take that off your door?’

Given the volatility surrounding the BLM movement and the speed at which news travels, one might assume backlash against Beathard came fast — but it didn’t.

He told Outkick that his new sign remained on his office door for nearly two weeks before pushback came from one of his superiors.

“They didn’t demand it,” Beathard recalled to the outlet. “They just said, ‘As a favor, could you please take that off your door?’ I didn’t take it off right away. I sat there and prayed about it, and I said, ‘God knows where my heart is. That’s all that matters. If it will help to take it off, I’ll take it off.'”

But it was too late.

Beathard told Outkick that a few days before he was asked to remove his sign, a photo of it had been taken and circulated among players — and some of them were offended. And on Sept. 2, the school told Beathard he was no longer on the coaching staff, the outlet said, adding that ISU reassigned him.

‘I never quit. I did not quit that job.’

A number of news outlets reported that Beathard resigned from his position, including student paper the Vidette. But he told Outkick that was not the case: “I never quit. I did not quit that job.”

School officials last week told the Pantagraph they wouldn’t discuss what led to Beathard’s departure. And while three sources close to the football program told the Pantagraph that a Black Lives Matter poster had been taken down in the team’s locker room, Beathard said he wasn’t involved in removing posters in the locker room.

“That locker room crap is wrong,” he told the Pantagraph. “I took the sign down somebody put on my door. That’s it. I didn’t take anything off that wasn’t put on my door. I wrote the message.”

Rough times

Besides his departure from the football team, it already has been an exceedingly difficult year for Beathard.

Outkick said Beathard’s wife, Karen, died of cancer over the summer and that his 22-year-old nephew, Clayton, was stabbed to death Dec. 22 outside a Nashville bar.

“I truly believe that all lives matter,” he told Outkick. “It’s right there in the Bible. God doesn’t discriminate. He doesn’t say, ‘Oh, I kinda like some of these people. But I really, really, really like these other people.’ I keep hearing about the abortion rates and the gun killings. I think about the stuff that I got angry about when my nephew was tragically murdered. His life mattered. My wife’s life mattered, too. She lived with cancer for five years. She mattered to me. It’s about every life.”

He also told the outlet that he doesn’t regret what he wrote on the sign.

“I don’t like the way this has to be,” Beathard noted to Outkick. “I don’t like that you can’t have a different opinion than someone else. But I wouldn’t change [what I did]. I’m not going to deny Jesus. If you deny Jesus, he’ll deny you. It’s written in the Bible, multiple times. I’m not going to back down on that one. … I think I have a message to share with players. I really do. I think I can be good for them. I can stand for Jesus in front of a group of players and not be ashamed.”

Here’s Beathard in action a few years ago:

Author: Dave Urbanski

Source: The Blaze: College football coach replaces BLM sign taped to office door with ‘All Lives Matter to Our Lord & Savior Jesus Christ’ sign. He’s no longer with team.

A University of Cincinnati adjunct instructor who was outed by one of his students for referring to COVID-19 as “the Chinese virus” has been placed on administrative leave with pay, the Cincinnati Enquirer reported, citing documents.

What’s the background?

A school investigation was launched after third-year engineering student Evan Sotzing, 20, posted on Twitter an email he received from adjunct instructor John Ucker, the paper said. The email came after Sotzing had to miss a lab session due to being quarantined for possible exposure to the novel coronavirus, the Enquirer noted.

“For students testing positive for the chinese [sic] virus, I will give no grade,” the email says, according to the paper. “You can read the info I sent to the class re: the torsion test.”

Sotzing’s post has gone viral:

“I think that the school should take disciplinary actions against the professor because [his] actions completely violate the school’s values,” Sotzing told the Enquirer last week, adding that he’s offended by Ucker’s “racist language” and that he’s concerned his instructor might punish students for adhering to national, state, and local health guidelines.

What happened next?

The paper reported that UC’s College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Dean John Weidner sent an email to Ucker Friday morning saying his courses will be handled by another faculty member for the time being.

“As you are aware, a student in one of your courses has raised a concern regarding one of your emails. This matter has been referred to UC’s Office of Equal Opportunity and Access (“OEOA”) for review,” the email reads, according to the Enquirer. “As such, effective immediately you are being placed on an administrative leave with pay pending the outcome of that review.”

Ucker’s “full cooperation” with the OEOA review is “both expected and appreciated,” Weidner added in the email, the paper noted.

The Enquirer noted that the following morning, Weidner confirmed the matter was referred for review to the OEOA, which handles matters concerning discrimination, harassment, or retaliation based on disability, race, color, religion, national origin, and other identities.

“These types of xenophobic comments and stigmatizations around location or ethnicity are more than troubling,” Weidner wrote to the Enquirer. “We can better protect and care for all when we speak about COVID-19 with both accuracy and empathy — something we should all strive for.”

Anything else?

Ucker’s personnel file indicates he’s taught at the university since 1996, the paper reported, and that an August letter states he was offered an adjunct position in the College of Engineering and Applied Science effective Aug. 24 through Dec. 12 for $3,600.

“Your appointment is contingent upon student enrollment, program need and student evaluation, and the University reserves the right to change or withdraw course offerings, instructors or schedules as these factors are evaluated and assessed,” the letter reads, according to the Enquirer.

The letter also states three requirements expected of Ucker, the paper said: To hold two office hours per week; to not miss any classes; and to “do a good job teaching and taking care of the students.”

Ucker as of Tuesday did not reply to an email from the Enquirer sent last week.

Author: Dave Urbanski

Source: The Blaze: College instructor outed by student for calling COVID-19 ‘the Chinese virus’ is placed on leave

Sitcom actor Anthony Anderson may have been joking when he angrily ordered Emmys host Jimmy Kimmel to chant “Black Lives Matter!” with him louder and louder onstage at the audience-less awards show Sunday night, but leftists in Portland weren’t speaking in jest when they gave the same command to a truck passenger over the weekend.

What are the details?

Journalist Kitty Shackleford posted the disturbing clip to Twitter early Sunday showing two men in a pickup truck surrounded by leftist militants on a street.

The camera focuses on the truck’s passenger being confronted by the mob as its members order to him to “say Black Lives Matter, homie!”

The man — who in any other situation might appear imposing with his bald head and facial hair — meekly raises his fist but apparently isn’t able to say the magic words.

“It lets us know that you’re cool!” another voice shouts from the crowd, offering the man a reason for repeating the phrase.

“You put the fist up, and you’ve got to say Black Lives Matter!” a voice instructs him.

“Say f***ing Black Lives Matter right now!” a threatening shout is heard.

At one point the man apparently insists that he did say the phrase, but one of the leftists isn’t convinced: “I didn’t hear s**t, bro!”

“Loud and proud!” a voice hollers.

Finally the truck passenger apparently satisfies the leftists, and the mob appears to back off: “OK, I appreciate it,” one voice says before the clip ends.

Anything else?

A subsequent clip from Shackleford shows what appears to be the same truck with its passenger window smashed out — and the man who apparently was behind the wheel during the earlier confrontation walks toward the vehicle and discovers the damage.

He is not pleased.

“Who did this?” the man growled. “You f***ing pussy! Who did it?”

It’s worth pointing out that if anyone from the mob surrounding the truck earlier told the driver to put up his fist and say “Black Lives Matter,” he didn’t play along.

Soon the furious man is seen sprinting down a sidewalk, presumably to find the culprit who damaged his truck.

Back where we started, here we go around again

It probably won’t surprise you that this wasn’t the first time militant leftists took to the streets and demanded verbal tolls before letting motorists pass.

A few months ago, one unhinged protester on a Maryland street near Interstate 270 was caught on video screaming a question at passing cars: “Do black lives matter to you?!”

When a woman driver apparently ignored the question, the protester ran after the vehicle and screamed obscenities at the “Karen.” Then other protesters joined in the fray and began assembling near the vehicle: “She ain’t goin’ nowhere …” a male declared as a protester banged on the hood of the SUV.

The clip ends before we get to see how it was resolved.

Author: Dave Urbanski

Source: The Blaze: Leftist militants order passenger in surrounded truck to say ‘Black Lives Matter,’ put up his fist on Portland street

A Pennsylvania judge threw ye olde book at nine fine people charged in connection to riots in Lancaster over the weekend — and alas none of them could scare up the cash to post bail, which was set for each at $1 million, the New York Post reported.

Where, oh, where is Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler — and the get-out-of-jail-with-no-bail policy that rioters in his city love — when you need him?

What are the details?

Riots broke out Sunday over the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding man by police. It was the usual M.O. A mob marched to the police station and threw glass bottles, rocks, bricks, gallon jugs filled with liquid, and plastic road barricades at cops, police told the Post.

But police managed to arrest over a dozen people around 3 a.m. Monday, the paper said.

Twelve adults — Jamal Shariff Newman, 24; Barry Jones, 30; Frank Gaston, 43; Yoshua Dwayne Montague, 23; Matthew Modderman, 31; Talia Gessner, 18; Kathryn Patterson, 20; Taylor Enterline, 20; T-Jay Fry, 28; Dylan Davis, 28; Lee Alexander Wise, 29; Jessica Marie Lopez, 32 — face felony and misdemeanor charges, including arson, riot, institutional vandalism, and criminal conspiracy, the Post said, adding that Montague also faces a charge of illegal possession of a firearm.

A 16-year-old male also was arrested on charges of riot, disorderly conduct, possession of instruments of crime, possession of a small amount of marijuana, propulsion of missiles onto a roadway, and institutional vandalism, the paper added.


And with that, Magisterial District Judge Bruce A. Roth set bail for nine of the defendants — Newman, Jones, Montague, Modderman, Gessner, Patterson, Enterline, Fry, and Davis — at $1 million each, the Post said, adding that court records show all of them were unable to post the cash.

They’re being held at the Lancaster County Prison, the paper said, adding that bail information for Lopez wasn’t available and Wise’s bail was set at $100,000, which also was a tad too rich for his blood. Gaston was on probation and a detainer would be lodged against him, police said, the Post reported.

‘Politically motivated attack’

Social justice advocacy group Lancaster Stands Up claimed Patterson and Enterline were working as “medics” when they were arrested, the Post said.

“The absurdly high bail amounts indicate that what we’re seeing is not a measured pursuit of justice, but a politically motivated attack on the movement for police reform and accountability,” the group tweeted, according to the paper.

More from the Post:

Lancaster Stands Up then called on a number of elected officials, including Lancaster Mayor Danene Sorace and Gov. Tom Wolf, “to step in and defend Taylor, Kathryn and other peaceful protestors against the politically motivated actions of local law enforcement, prosecutors and judges.”

Jumping the gun again?

Turns out that just after the shooting, social media posts claimed police killed an unarmed, autistic teenager. But bodycam video of the shooting was quickly released, and officials revealed the deceased was a 27-year-old man who chased the officer with a knife.

But it seemed — as with other riots this summer — the initial rumors were just too good to pass up for rioters.

Lancaster police said the local district attorney is now investigating the incident to determine whether lethal force was legally justifiable in the case.

The man killed by police was later identified as Ricardo Munoz, the Associated Press reported. He was set to go to trial in October on charges he slashed four people last year, the Post added.

Author: Dave Urbanski

Source: The Blaze: Leftists charged in Lancaster rioting learn — to the tune of $1 million bail each — their antics don’t fly in Pennsylvania Dutch Country

The Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association tweeted that an officer was inside an Ace Hardware store in the city’s Allston neighborhood Tuesday when an employee said, “I smell bacon” — a synonym for the derogatory term “pig” used against police.

The BPPA said that when the officer asked for an apology, he was told there would be none. With that, the purchased items were returned, the association said, and the store “lost” a customer. The BPPA characterized the incident as a “bad experience” for the officer.

But several hours after the BPPA’s initial tweet, the association posted a follow-up message saying Ace Hardware representatives reached out and spoke to the officer in question and that “during the conversation, an apology was offered and graciously accepted by the officer with both parties agreeing that mutual respect benefits us all.”

There was no indication that the employee in question offered an apology or was disciplined in any manner. Anti-police sentiment has been spiking of late, particularly in urban areas — and especially on the heels of incidents involving black men such as the death of George Floyd and the shooting of Jacob Blake.

How did folks react?

The reaction on Twitter to the incident was mixed. Some users were upset that employee showed such disrespect toward a police officer:

  • “Disgraceful, disgusting, and un-American,” one user noted.
  • “Damn….Ace Hardware just f’d up,” another user said. “I’m a Democrat, yes, but I believe all lives matter and don’t wish harm to anyone. I also believe not all cops are bad. I work for Lowes in upstate NY, and we would NEVER disrespect any first responders like that! I repeat…..NEVER.”
  • “Omg @AceHardware better fire that rude employee,” another commenter noted. “Fast.”
  • I say this as a Dem … as a Lib … as someone appalled by police brutality … HOWEVER, I also think that as an employee, working anywhere, my job is to serve the customer and treat him/her with courtesy,” another user said. “To initiate rudeness on the side of the employee is not good policy.”
  • “And a pos employee should be fired,” another said.

But quite a few others were decidedly unsympathetic to the officer:

  • “A cop is butt hurt, the world knows they’re a wuss & easily offended by WORDS. Wow! This little piggy cried all the way home,” one commenter offered. “If the cop is that sensitive, they need a new job w/o access to a gun.”
  • “If you need help crying about it, may i suggest deploying a canister of tear gas inside your patrol car,” another quipped.
  • “If someone can’t handle ‘I smell bacon’ they have no business controlling a firearm,” another person said. “This is why y’all murder black people who are running away or asleep in their beds — you have no control over your emotions and are a bunch of babies with guns on an ego trip.”
  • “Phew. For a second there, I thought you were going to say an ACE Hardware employee shot your officer in the back 7 times in the cutlery department,” another user said.

Ace Hardware on Thursday morning didn’t immediately respond to TheBlaze’s request for comment regarding if any disciplinary action was taken against the employee in question.

Author: Dave Urbanski

Source: The Blaze: ACE Hardware worker says​ ‘I smell bacon’ while cop is in store and refuses to apologize, police association says

Social media messages using periods, believe it or not, can intimidate teens and young adults, who interpret such punctuation as a sign of anger, the Daily Mail reported, citing linguists.

Say. It. Ain’t. So.

It seems the aforementioned age group — otherwise known as Generation Z — has grown up with smartphones they use to send short messages without periods, the outlet said.

According to a 2015 study from State University of New York, Binghamton, those who finish messages with periods are viewed as insincere, the Daily Mail said, adding that the debate resurfaced after writer Rhiannon Cosslett tweeted: “Older people — do you realize that ending a sentence with a full stop comes across as sort of abrupt and unfriendly to younger people in an email/chat? Genuinely curious.”

The outlet said several Twitter users couldn’t believe it — particularly because Cosslett’s own tweet ended with a full stop (i.e., period). One Twitter user even accused her of “peak snowflakery,” the Daily Mail said.

Enter crime novelist Sophie Hannah, who replied, “Just asked 16-year-old son — apparently this is true. If he got a message with full stops at the end of sentences, he’d think the sender was ‘weird, mean or too blunt,'” the outlet said.

Experts say young people used electronic communication to break up their thoughts by sending each one in a separate message without punctuation — and the only time a period is used is when they want to communicate annoyance or irritation, the Daily Mail said.

In regard to the SUNY Binghamton study, which surveyed 126 undergraduates, research found that text messages ending in periods were perceived as less sincere while those ending in exclamation points were seen as heartfelt or more profound, the outlet said.

The researchers therefore concluded that punctuation “is one cue used by senders, and understood by receivers, to convey pragmatic and social information” such as irritation, the Daily Mail said.

“When speaking, people easily convey social and emotional information with eye gaze, facial expressions, tone of voice, pauses and so on,” research leader Celia Klin said, the outlet noted. “People obviously can’t use these mechanisms when they are texting. Thus, it makes sense that texters rely on what they have available to them — emoticons, deliberate misspellings that mimic speech sounds and, according to our data, punctuation.”

Owen McArdle, a University of Cambridge linguist, told the Telegraph that periods “are, in my experience, very much the exception and not the norm in [young people’s] instant messages, and have a new role in signifying an abrupt or angry tone of voice,” the Daily Mail said.

More from the outlet:

Professor David Crystal, one of the world’s leading language experts, argues that the usage of full stops is being “revised in a really fundamental way.”

In his book, “Making a Point,” he says that the punctuation mark has become an “emotion marker” which alerts the recipient that the sender is angry or annoyed.

He wrote: “You look at the Internet or any instant messaging exchange — anything that is a fast dialogue taking place. People simply do not put full stops in unless they want to make a point. The full stop is now being used in those circumstances as an emotion marker.”

This writer’s perspective!

Ah, youth (Look Ma! No period!)

I fondly recall in the previous century when folks commonly ended sentences and complete thoughts with periods, and no one got offended. (Sorry, kids) Now a “full stop” means the writer is, well, mean? May it never be!

I’m not sure Elaine from “Seinfeld” had a problem using the period, but her publishing company boss sure didn’t like her overuse of the exclamation point!

Or her guy pal!

Author: Dave Urbanski

Source: The Blaze: Young people can be intimidated by social media messages that use periods — yes, periods — since they apparently signal anger, linguists say

‘These people have decided the only way they’ll stop is to get their ass kicked. So they got their ass kicked!’ one observer remarked

After rioters in Portland, Oregon, tried yet again to break into the boarded-up and battered federal courthouse that’s been a target for well over a month, federal officers aggressively cleared out the leftists from in front of the building.

What are the details?

The video shows one officer tackling two rioters at once from behind while others around them scatter — and then that same officer shoves to the sidewalk one of the rioters he’d just brought down and then takes a swing at another leftist, who wisely runs off. The officer then moves to the left down the sidewalk and shoves another rioter away.

The video pans backward showing other officers moving in and one them firing at rioters multiple rounds of what presumably are pepper balls, rubber bullets, or some other form of non-lethal munitions.

Soon officers cross the street, further pushing back the rioters as one officer whacks a rioter with a baton while another violently shoves a rioter to the sidewalk and against a pole.

The video of the federal officers’ pushback is preceded by a clip showing rioters taking turns pummeling the entrance of the courthouse with a metal object:

Here are a couple of other videos showing the action before the federal officers took control:

How did viewers react to the clip of federal officers using force against the rioters?

Numerous Twitter users reacted to Andy Ngo’s tweet highlighting the video, and many couldn’t have been happier:

  • “That was a VICIOUS takedown,” one person reacted. “Look at all the little gnats run away.”
  • “Shields don’t work when you get flanked, young rioter,” another observed.
  • “This is encouraging,” another said. “It is difficult to understand how so many people in Portland can be infected with this insanity.”
  • “That just made my morning!” another said. “They need to be arrested federally. None of this catch & release BS.”
  • “Damn they really scattered like roaches in the night when you turn on the light,” another said.
  • “If you’ve never had to put down a riot before ( I have), second guessing everything is the easy part,” another advised. “Violence doesn’t look pretty, but these people have decided the only way they’ll stop is to get their ass kicked. So they got their ass kicked!”

Anything else?
Amid the actions by federal officers in Portland, Defense Secretary Mark Esper has raised concerns about them doing so in other U.S. cities in camouflage uniforms similar to those troops wear in war zones, his spokesperson said Tuesday, Politico reported.

Esper has urged efforts to more clearly distinguish between the two, the outlet added, citing Jonathan Hoffman, chief Pentagon spokesperson.

“We saw this take place back in June when there were some law enforcement that wear uniforms that make them appear military in appearance,” Hoffman said, according to Politico. Esper has told administration officials that “we want a system where people can tell the difference,” the outlet added.

Author: Dave Urbanski

Source: The Blaze: Feds tackle rioters, hit them with batons, force them to run away from battered Portland courthouse they were trying to break into

A Starbucks worker in in Park Ridge, New Jersey, was “arrogant enough to be bragging about” spitting in the drinks of police officers, Chief Joseph Madden told Tuesday — which led police to question him.

Police said Kevin A. Trejo, 21, admitted to the spitting, the outlet reported — and he lost his job and got the book thrown at him.

What are the details?
After his arrest Monday, authorities told Trejo’s charges include subjecting a law enforcement officer to bodily fluid, purposely tampering with a law enforcement officer’s drink, and creating a hazardous environment.

Park Ridge Police Capt. Joseph Rampolla told the outlet that “under the current COVID threat, it is extremely disturbing to think that someone would intentionally spit in your drink.”

It wasn’t known how many times Trejo allegedly spit in drinks or how many officers’ drinks were tainted, said.

Officers who may have received the tainted drinks will be tested for the coronavirus, police told the New York Daily News.

The Park Ridge coffee shop historically enjoyed an amicable relationship with local police and hosted numerous “Coffee with a Cop” events, Rampolla added to

“We believe this was an isolated act, but it does not remove the shock and disgust that our officers feel,” Rampolla noted to the outlet.

Patrick Colligan, president of the New Jersey State Policemen’s Benevolent Association, said in a statement that “officers risk their lives daily; it shouldn’t be while getting coffee,” added.

What did Starbucks have to say?
A Starbucks spokesperson called Trejo’s actions “reprehensible” and said he’s no longer employed by the company, reported.

“We will continue to support Park Ridge Police in their investigation and have a deep respect for the Park Ridge Police Department and the officers who help keep our partners and communities safe,” the spokesperson added to the outlet.

Mounting animosity

The incident comes amid a growing anti-cop sentiment in many communities across the United States in the weeks since George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis on Memorial Day — but the New York City metropolitan area has seen a particularly long list of attacks on police:

  • A frequent participant in Occupy City Hall protests in New York City was caught on surveillance video Friday afternoon allegedly trying to cut the brake lines of a police van in Brooklyn.
  • NYPD officers were physically attacked on the Brooklyn Bridge last week by Occupy City Hall protesters, leaving one officer with multiple fractures of his orbital bones and cuts needing 12 stitches. And when NYPD Chief of Department Terrance Monahan intervened, court documents said the department’s highest-ranking uniformed officer was punched in the face, too.
  • And earlier this month cellphone video caught the moment an NYPD cop fought a gang member who apparently was interfering in an arrest. The gang member allegedly puts the officer in a headlock — and then the taunting began: “You just got smoked, p***y!”

Author: Dave Urbanski

Source: The Blaze: ‘Arrogant’ Starbucks worker was ‘bragging’ about spitting in cops’ drinks, police say. Now he and his nose ring are facing charges.

A Bath & Body Works manager is no longer employed by her Arizona store after yelling “f*** Donald Trump” at a passerby wearing a face mask supporting the president, the Arizona Republic reported.

What are the details?

Jeremiah Cota, director of strategic initiatives for AZ Trump Victory, tweeted Friday that he was “accosted” by the store’s manager “simply for wearing a Trump face mask. She yelled at me ‘F*** Donald Trump’ while I was simply walking by the store. I went to ask if I misheard her and she said no.”

In Cota’s clip of the short chat with the woman — whose name tag reads “Karren,” the paper reported — she acknowledges that she’s the manager and that she indeed told Cota “f*** Donald Trump.”

Her reason? “Yeah, because that’s how I feel,” she adds.

Cota tagged Bath & Body Works in his tweet, saying the company was guilty of “poor customer service.” He added in a subsequent tweet that the incident took place at Scottsdale Fashion Square.

What happened next?
Trump Victory Committee spokesperson Keith Schipper told the Republic that Bath & Body Works in a phone call said “how very sorry they were” for what happened to Cota and that they “respect all beliefs.”

Bath & Body Works also confirmed with the paper that it connected with Cota to share its “deepest apologies.”

“We absolutely do not condone these actions as all customers should be treated with respect,” the statement read, according to the Republic.

Bath & Body Works added to the Republic that the company no longer employed the manager, whose name was not released, but didn’t immediately respond to the paper’s question regarding if she was fired or quit.

Schipper also told the Republic that Cota hasn’t been deterred from wearing his Trump mask and that the incident was one of many cases of “intolerance” toward Trump supporters.

“All of our hopes is that there can just be more tolerance so supporters of the president don’t have to have their head on a swivel, looking over their shoulder, wondering who’s going to accost them,” he told the paper.

The virus continues its spread
Trump Derangement Syndrome is still infecting leftists and is showing no signs of dying down. As TheBlaze has previously reported, leftists sometimes turn cranky at pro-Trump objects. For instance, one individual outside a recent Bernie Sanders’ rally didn’t fare too well when a security guard took issue with his Trump 2020 flag.

Leftists also have been know to flip out at other visual reminders of their president, such as “Make America Great Again” hats:

They’ve also resorted to taking off or knocking the caps off their heads, spitting at the wearers, and actually stealing the hats as video runs:

And believe it or not, a retired New York City police officer — during his birthday celebration, no less — said a woman punched him in the face and left it bloody recently over his headgear that merely resembled a MAGA hat:

Author: Dave Urbanski

Source: The Blaze: Store manager yells ‘f*** Donald Trump’ at man with pro-Trump face mask. Manager now out of a job.

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