Imagine for a second that an African-American protester was assaulted by a white man wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat outside of a Trump rally, what kind of coverage do you think such an event would create?
It would create a firestorm of chaos.
Just like the aftermath of the Charlottesville attack the media would explode in fury, with pundits and hosts waxing eloquent about the rise of hatred and bigotry in America.
Sadly, when the same thing happens (repeatedly) on the other side, they simply shrug their shoulders and ignore the story because it just doesn’t fit their narrative.
Case in point, conservative black man R.C. Maxwell was recently assaulted, not once but TWICE, outside of a rally to support Trump and the media has simply ignored the attack.
The conservative was harassed (verbally and physically) by one group of protesters in the afternoon before the event, and then again by a different group of protesters in the evening after the event.
Why? Because Maxwell is a Trump supporter and the white man that hit him is a white leftwing nutjob.
Watch as the coward sneaks up on Maxwell and attacks his blindside:
In the moments leading up to the attack, Maxwell had been attempting to have a calm, rational discussion with leftwing protesters.
Sadly, even before the attack you could see (and hear) that it wasn’t going well.
During the attempted dialogue the leftists can be heard calling Maxwell a “sellout,” an “Uncle Tom,” and a “traitor.” After the attack, Maxwell was also pepper sprayed and choked… how’s that for racial harmony and peaceful “resistance”?
Maxwell later spoke with the local Fox affiliate and wondered at the lack of media coverage after his attack:
“If the optics were completely different and I was a black lives matter supporter and I was attacked on the Trump side of a protest I would be in the spotlight on CNN right now,” Maxwell said. “I went over to the left side to see if I could engage them with dialogue and I was instantly encircled by the so called anti fascists.”
“I think the fact that I’m a black conservative causes a lot of problems for the left side because there’s no way they can really resolve that according to their narrative of what they think trump supporters are, so I think that was a bit triggering to the other side,” Maxwell said. “I was getting lots of specific comments like you’re a sellout, you’re an Uncle Tom.”
It was the 2nd time that Fox 11 had tried to interview Maxwell. The first time was that fateful day when he was attacked.
Shortly after that interview began, Maxwell was surrounded, before the protesters began verbally (and physically) abusing him. Later that night, he would be attacked again…
“I was in a pinball machine full of Antifa, it was a little scary but I was being bold and not adversarial,” Maxwell said. “You just wanted to ask me a couple questions about what was happening and we couldn’t even conduct an interview. “Dialogue is being shut down and free speech is being attacked and it’s being attacked by so called peaceful protesters under the name anti fascists.”
Thankfully, the violent lefty was stupid enough to brag about his crime on Twitter and by the time he realized that the police were really looking for him, it was too late.
Authorities caught up with the attacker, Richard Losey, at a bus station as he attempted to buy a ticket to Ohio. Police believe that he was attempting to flee the state in an effort to avoid arrest for the assault.
Richard Losey was charged with one misdemeanor count of battery, according to the Orange County district attorney’s office.
Authorities refused to charge him with a hate crime because “political motivation” doesn’t fit the hate crime bill. I personally believe all “hate crime” designations are ridiculous, the thought process behind why you commit the crime shouldn’t really matter (unless we’re speaking of a crime of passion), but if you can be charged with a hate crime for disagreeing with someone’s sexuality or not liking someones skin color… then why shouldn’t political preferences also be covered?
I’d be willing to be that if there were a rash of crimes committed against leftists, we’d soon see a hate crime designation for politically motivated crimes.
This is just another in a long line of examples of leftwing media bias against conservatives and particularly conservative minorities.
Here is a longer version of the original video where you can see Maxwell calmly, rationally and peacefully trying to engage the violent and vile leftists.