The New York City Metropolitan Republican Club on Manhattan’s Upper East Side was vandalized early Thursday evening ahead of a speaking engagement by far right activist Gavin McInnes.
It happened around 1:30 a.m. at the location on East 83rd Street, where windows were broken, doors were spray-painted and glue was put in the locks and on the handles. A threatening message was also left at the scene, telling Republicans the “attack is merely beginning.”
“Tonight, we put the Republican Party on notice, in defiance to the policy of mass misery they championed,” the note read. “The US government has established concentration camps around the country for Latino people, shamelessly murder black people, and continues its war machine that has slaughtered Muslim people with impunity for decades.”
Is this the new Fort Sumter?
In the very least, this is on the hands of anyone who supports the belief that the days of civility are over…