Last month, someone burned down a black church (Greenville’s Hopewell Missionary Baptist) and wrote “vote Trump” on the side of the structure. Obviously, it was a racist, white Trump supporter! This individual wanted to intimidate black people! CNN even wondered if it was an attack directed specifically at the black community.
Just one problem. It wasn’t a white dude. Or a stranger to the church. And I have my doubts that this guy even supported Trump. As it turns out, it was a black member of the church!
Andrew McClinton, 45, has been charged with first-degree arson of a place of worship. The church’s bishop confirmed that he is, indeed, a member of the congregation.
I have been seeing this all day on TV and hearing it on the radio, and it is always followed up with, “the incident was not politically motivated.”
Like hell it wasn’t!
Because the guy wasn’t a racist Trump supporter, that means it wasn’t politically motivated?! Please! The guy was trying to create a hate crime where one didn’t exist, and he wanted it on the national news to make people think this is what Trump supporters do, they burn down black churches.