Buried lede: Sikh man attacked in California while placing political signs is…Republican

Buried lede: Sikh man attacked in California while placing political signs is…Republican
CBS 13 video

[Ed. – It’s not until 20 lines into the story that we hear Mr. Malhi, a longtime resident of the Turlock, CA area, has been a high-profile supporter of Republicans for years.  Black hoodies and spray paint speak loudly of Antifa.]

It was Tuesday night in Keyes and 50-year-old Surjit Malhi had just placed his last sign at the corner of Foote and Keyes when he came upon two men waiting for him as returned to his truck. …

The two men proceeded to beat Malhi in the head, shoulders and neck. …

Blue eyes peeking through black hoodies is what he saw. And as the beating continued his attackers shouted, “Go back to your country!”

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The same message, along with hate symbols, were spray painted on his truck. …

Malhi … [is] … a strong supporter of the Republican Party. The campaign signs he placed that night were for Congressman Jeff Denham and other members of the Stanislaus County GOP.

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