A couple of days ago we wrote about the 49-year old Chicago resident, David Wilcox, who was beaten by a group of angry black men as onlookers shouted “you voted Trump? you gonna pay for that sh*t," “beat his ass,” and “don’t vote Trump.” Today the battered Wilcox spoke to the Chicago Tribune to give more details on the events surrounding the assault. In addition to being beaten mercilessly, Wilcox was also drug down the streets of Chicago's West Side at 70-80 miles per hour as he attempted to prevent the mob from stealing his vehicle.
"I stopped and parked. And I asked if they had insurance, and the next thing that I knew they were beating the s--- out of me," Wilcox said Thursday.
"They were beating me to have me let go of the car," Wilcox said. "The guy went to 70 and 80 mph. If I let go, I was dead. He slowed to 45. … He tried to push the door open. …So he stepped on it again."
"He stepped up back to 70 and 80, swerved again," Wilcox said. "The wheels on my side left the ground, up to 2 inches. … Then he slowed down. I was looking at oncoming traffic. He probably slowed to about 45. God was watching over for me. I rolled about five or seven times into the oncoming traffic lanes."
"There was a parole officer with a gun and bulletproof vest," he added. "He turned left, and he told me just sit down and wait for the police to come."
Wilcox filled out a police report, but no one was reported in custody Thursday afternoon. Police said they were investigating the beating and who made the "politically divisive" statements in the video.
Wilcox believes the attackers, who were black, were egged on by the bystanders. "They intensified it, aggravated it and made it more than it was."
Ironically the attackers didn't even know that Wilcox was a Trump voter at the time of the attack. That said, he confirmed his support of Trump to the Chicago Tribune which he attributed to his view that Trump would be better for the economy.
"He's gonna bring back the economy. I believe he's gonna be the one to protect the (nation). I know he doesn't speak politically correct sometimes, but 95 percent of the country doesn't."
Somehow we suspect if this event were reversed and a white Trump mob was video taped beating a black Hillary supporter the mainstream media would pay a little closer attention. That said, we won't hold our breath waiting for CNN and MSNBC to cover this one.
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Below is what we shared a couple of days ago.
Shocking video out of Chicago shows a mob of young black men viciously beating an older white man because he voted for Donald Trump, dragging him through the streets as he hangs out of the back of his car.
The clip shows the thugs repeatedly screaming, “you voted Donald Trump” as they assault the victim from every angle while others steal his belongings.
“You voted Trump,” the mob screams, “You gonna pay for that sh*t.”
Another woman shouts “beat his ass,” while another man is heard laughing before remarking, “Don’t vote Trump.”
A second video of the incident which is dubbed with the “F**k Donald Trump” song, a phrase now being chanted by “protesters” across the country, shows one of the attackers driving away in the man’s vehicle while his hand is still stuck in the window as the car drags him down the street.
“The scene is frankly reminiscent of a lynching,” remarks Chris Menahan.
It is not even clear if the victim was a Trump supporter. Presumably, the mob used that as an excuse to beat and rob him.
YouTube quickly deleted the video, but it has been mirrored on numerous different websites.
If the roles had been reversed, and Trump supporters had been caught on tape viciously beating a black Hillary voter, this would be a national news story right now.
As it is, you won’t see this on CNN any time soon.
Violence and retribution for the election of Trump has proven to be the result of a media-driven attack on his character. For months now, the pundits and columnists have done nothing but tell the population that Trump supporters are racists, etc. and now racially-motivated beatings are taking place in the street without any other pretext or provocation.
Are they proud of themselves yet? And how far will this violence spread?