Protestors Violently Turn On DEMOCRAT ‘Gay, Progressive’ State Senator, ‘All I Did Was…’
A violent mob in Madison, Wisconsin not only tore down statues promoting Women’s Rights and celebrating abolitionists but they beat a Democrat State Senator.
The violence seemed to center around the arrest of Devonere Johnson, 28, who followed a man into a restaurant in the Capital Square area carrying a baseball bat.
Madison Police released videos of the incident showing Johnson, who is black, using a bullhorn call a white man “racist” as he followed the man into Coopers Tavern.
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Johnson was taken into custody after struggling with police.
A few hours later a crowd of protesters shows up.
Democratic state Senator Tim Carpenter photographed the crowd, that’s when they turned on him.
“I don’t know what happened … all I did was stop and take a picture … and the next thing I’m getting five-six punches, getting kicked in the head,” Carpenter said. Carpenter is ok however he was transported by ambulance to the hospital after he collapsed trying to get away from the area.
I took this pic- it got me assaulted & beat up. Punched/kicked in the head, neck, ribs. Maybe concussion, socked in left eye is little blurry, sore neck & ribs. 8-10 people attacked me. Innocent people are going to get killed. Capitol locked- stuck in office.Stop violence nowPlz! pic.twitter.com/Zw2hdfYG66
— Tim Carpenter (@TimCarpenterMKE) June 24, 2020
“This has got to stop before someone gets killed,” Carpenter later said in an email to The Washington Post. “Sad thing I’m on their side for peaceful demonstrations — am a Gay Progressive Dem Senator served 36 years in the legislature.”
Attacker claim that Carpenter “provoked them.”
Wisconsin State Senator Tim Carpenter was just attacked by a group of protesters on Fairchild Street.
Protesters said he provoked them.
“This is the first time I’ve been assaulted” he says
— Lawrence Andrea (@lawrencegandrea) June 24, 2020
Later, rioters smashed windows and set a small fire by the Dane County jail. One of the statues that was torn down was named “Forward,” which shows a woman depicting progress.
— Ed Whelan (@EdWhelanEPPC) June 24, 2020
The other statue destroy was of Col. Hans Christian Heg, an abolitionist who died in the Civil War.
Hans Christian Heg, a anti-slavery hero, had his statue destroyed also. Heg died while leading his Volunteer Regiment during the Civil War. Now he dies again at the hands of «progressive» thugs, true descendants of slave owners.
But in the hearts of free men, he will never die. pic.twitter.com/ccrZS3nrVV
— Nuno Rogeiro @nrogeiro (also in Facebook) (@nrogeiro) June 24, 2020