You didn’t read about this in the Washington Post, even though it happened right under their nose in the Germantown area of Montgomery County, Maryland over the weekend.

On Saturday afternoon, police say a Germantown man was out enjoying the warm weather and walking through his neighborhood when he says two men walked up and became outraged by the hat that he was wearing. He says he was shocked when one of the men allegedly hit him from behind. 

“Why are you doing this?” he asked them. 

After indicating that their fury was over his hat – a red “Make America Great Again” hat that the gentleman wears all the time – he was taken aback. He tried to explain a little thing called the First Amendment, but the two assailants were not interested in dialogue…. Or the Constitution.

The man, who is from West Africa, has supported Donald Trump from the beginning.

What?  An immigrant who supports the President?  A person of color?  

“No, the hat,” they said. Then, according to the man, “they started punching me on my head.” 

Here’s a telling detail from Fox News:

Witnesses called 911 and Montgomery County police say officers canvassing the area found the two suspects at a nearby basketball court attempting to hide among the children playing. 

Jovan Crawford, 27, and Roberson, 25, are facing multiple charges each including robbery and second-degree assault.

Hiding among children? Of course they did.  The left is growing increasingly animated by their hatred over Donald Trump…. 

And the main stream media refuses to report on the hate crimes that are happening right in their back yard.

Image Credit: Fox News Screen Shot

Hat Tip: Fox News

About The Author

Mark was a co-founder of the Tea Party Patriots, and served as the national coordinator. He left the organization to work more broadly on expanding the self-governance movement beyond the partisan divide. Mark appears regularly on television in outlets as diverse as MSNBC, ABC, NBC, Fox News, CNN, Bloomberg, Fox Business and the BBC. He’s highly sought after for the tea party perspective from print and electronic media outlets, from the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, L.A. Times, Washington Examiner, Politico and the The Hill. Mark blogs at, and his opinion editorials regularly run in many of the leading political newspapers both on and offline. Mark has a BA in English from San Diego State University and graduated with honors from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1988. He practiced real estate and business law for almost a decade. For the last eleven years of his legal career he specialized in Internet advertising law. When not fighting for the future of our nation, Mark is an avid horseman, and lives in rural northern California with his wife Patty and two children.

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