They must have really believed that only black lives mattered.
The Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Police Department released surveillance footage of a decorated Marine Corps veteran being brutally beaten outside a downtown McDonald’s restaurant in hope that someone may identify the perpetuators.
Chris Marquez, 30, who served in both Iraq and Afghanistan and received the Bronze Star for heroism, was attacked from behind as he was leaving the restaurant, according to local ABC affiliate WJLA Channel 7 News, which tweeted:.
— ABC7News (@ABC7News) February 17, 2016
Marquez first encountered the thugs when they surrounded him shouting “black lives matter” while he was eating. He ignored them at the time.
The attack occurred last Friday. McDonald’s turned the surveillance footage over to DC Metro Police, which published it Thursday. Here’s that footage.
Air Force Times reporter Jeff Schogol tweeted:
— Jeff Schogol (@JeffSchogol) February 18, 2016
And word spread — heroic Marine vet was beaten by a group of Black Lives Matter thugs:
— Trump South Carolina (@Tamaralynn212) February 18, 2016
@JeffSchogol thank you for posting this. It’s impossible for me to watch without crying. The thugs may be caught but nothing will happen.
— Martha Petru (@easyhandoff) February 18, 2016
@Mike_R_Hummel @JeffSchogol barry obigears would have had 3 press conferences denouncing it, had fbi on it and trashing white people
— Big Kahuna (@BigKahuna919191) February 19, 2016
— ASB (@HaleyTessIsis) February 18, 2016
@JeffSchogol HORRIBLE Down Right Savagery Shameful you can’t call out these THUGS They feel empowered to create havoc w/o consequenses
— CJOSIE (@cjosiedoe1) February 18, 2016
Conservative authors and columnists Monica Crowley and Michelle Malkin added their own thoughts.
This is a disgrace. Outrageous. Please RT. https://t.co/69ybf5noCA
— Monica Crowley (@MonicaCrowley) February 18, 2016
— Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin) February 18, 2016
Former Sgt. Marquez earned his Bronze Star with combat “V” while serving in Iraq, and helped carry then-1st Sgt. Bradley Kasal out of Fallujah’s “Hell House,” the Marine Corps Times reported.
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