A Spreading Sickness

Sickness is spreading on the left.  Countless progressives are coming down with severe cases of Trump Derangement Syndrome.  It is becoming virtually impossible to catalogue it all.  In spite of my effort at humor, this is an extremely serious development and its implications should not be underestimated.

The most extreme example occurred Friday night when Sarah Huckabee Sanders and her dining party were kicked out of the Red Hen restaurant in Lexington, Virginia.

When the owner of the Red Hen, Stephanie Wilkinson, got the “911 call” from her restaurant staff that Sanders had been spotted, she immediately rushed to her establishment.  Once she confirmed that Sanders was in fact dining at her restaurant, she called for a vote of the staff.

Wilkinson later told reporters that the homosexuals who work for her were particularly adamant about not serving the press secretary of the president of the United States because he will not allow open transsexuals to serve in the military.

Sanders and her party immediately left.  Some folks say that she should have made a stand and refused to leave.  But would you really want people this crazy preparing your food?

As students of history know, Harry Byrd Democrats in Virginia in the 1950s were infamous for refusing to serve people they found repugnant — their fellow Virginians who were black.

What’s next — separate water fountains for Republicans?

Over the weekend, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) stoked the left’s anger when she told crowd of protestors:

“If you see anybody from [the Trump Administration] in a restaurant, in a department store, at a gasoline station, you get out and you create a crowd and you push back on them, and you tell them they’re not welcome anymore, anywhere.”

Waters got her wish when Pam Bondi, the attorney general of Florida, was accosted and heckled when she went to see a movie about Mr. Rogers.  Apparently, Bondi is not welcome in Mr. Roger’s neighborhood.

On Fox News this morning, Bondi said the protestors, who surrounded her and were screaming in her face, “were trying to create a fight” and warned that these kinds of “protests” are going to incite violence.

Respectfully, I would remind her that “violence” has already happened.  A year ago, a deranged Bernie Sanders supporter didn’t just heckle someone.  He opened fire and grievously wounded Rep. Steve Scalise in an attempt to murder multiple Republican congressmen.

—Gary Bauer
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