'Love Trumps Hate:' 15-Year-Old Trump Supporter Beaten, Sent to Hospital by Protesters

Posted: Nov 17, 2016 4:55 PM

This is disgusting and inexcusable, especially coming from the mind-bogglingly hypocritical "Love Trumps Hate" crowd. Will every Democrat in America be forced to denounce this? Or are political reporters too busy asking every Republican in America about Steve Bannon? A disgrace:

Hundreds of students from Richard Montgomery High School were carrying signs reading, “Love Trumps Hate,” and chanting near the Rockville courthouse on Maryland Avenue in a protest that began at about 10 a.m. when a 15-year-old boy wearing one of the Trump campaign’s “Make America Great Again” hats was attacked by about four students. The group surrounded the teen, punching him repeatedly, then threw him to the ground and kicked him repeatedly in the ribs. It is not yet clear what led up to the incident, but Maj. Michael English with Rockville police said the victim was not the aggressor. “They jumped him and beat him up pretty bad,” Max Stucky, a bystander who witnessed the attack, told WTOP. The teen, who wasn’t seriously hurt, was seen clutching the back of his head in pain. He was helped to his feet by medics and taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

CBS News asked Donald Trump about reports of violence and intolerance perpetrated by a small number of his supporters. He unequivocally denounced such actions and told those deplorable few to knock it off. President Obama, however, had a rather different message for anti-Trump protesters:

Fine, he "won't advise" anti-Trump marchers to be silent. This is America; peaceful protest and dissent are cherished values.  Plus, his point about the importance of participating in the democratic process -- "elections matter," etc. -- is obviously unobjectionable. But can he be bothered to instruct unhinged lefties to, say, stop smashing propertysetting fires, and beating up Trump backers? Is that really too much to ask, Mr. President? The same question applies to Nancy, Hillary, Harry, Chuck, and the whole gang. Will any of them step up and speak out with moral clarity? Will they be asked to do so by the press?  Or is everyone too busy freaking out about steak dinners and transition process "delays," the latter of which even David Axelrod is calling out as misplaced concern-trolling?  Watch: