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!”

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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