Antifa thugs used racial slurs while attacking U.S. Marines in Philadelphia

Antifa thugs used racial slurs while attacking U.S. Marines in Philadelphia
Thomas Keenan and Thomas Massey. Via Hot Air

[Ed. – The attackers were present as counter-protesters at a “Proud Boys” rally, and apparently decided the Marines — both of whom are ethnic Hispanics — must be Proud Boys.]

The Marines were visiting the city from Fort Dix in New Jersey to attend an event that was taking place later that night. They were sightseeing and weren’t aware that a right-wing rally and (much larger) counter-protest were taking place nearby that day. At some point, Thomas Keenan and a group of others approached the Marines and asked a question. From Philadelphia Magazine:

Godinez testified that Keenan asked them “Are you proud?,” to which Godinez remembers responding “We are Marines.” …

[B]oth marines testified that Keenan, Massey, and approximately ten other people — men and women, some masked and some unmasked — then began attacking them with mace, punches, and kicks, and calling them “nazis” and “white supremacists.”

On the stand, Godinez said that he was “bewildered” by being called a white supremacist and immediately cried out, “I’m Mexican!” After that, as the attack continued, both men said that members of the group, including Keenan, repeatedly used ethnic slurs, including “spic” and “wetback,” against the marines. …

Why isn’t this story big news?

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