Of all the crazy and horrible aspects of former reality TV star Donald Trump’s unthinkable campaign and Presidential victory, the worst has to be the way he has emboldened bigots in America to act out on their hatred, which frequently sickening results.
There have been numerous instances now of Trump supporters lashing out, sometimes violently, in public against non-whites or non-Christians. Thankfully, people have often recorded these happenings and shared them on social media. A particularly disgusting incident recently happened at a mall in the deep red state of Kentucky.
At the Jefferson Mall in Louisville, a woman named Renee Buckner filmed the incident with her cell phone and posted it to Facebook, where it spread like wildfire. In the video, a white woman is shopping at JCPenney and becomes incensed that a Hispanic shopper was bringing additional items to the cashier while her friend was checking out. Screamed the Trump supporter, “Just go back wherever the f*ck you came from. Hey, tell them to go back where they belong. You know, they come here to live and they act like they’re everybody else. Get in the back of the line like everybody else does.” she then said that the Latino women were paying for their purchases with welfare money.
Officials who run the Jefferson Mall stated that they plan to ban the woman permanently from entering the mall once she is identified. Stated officials on the Jefferson Mall Facebook page, “We are aware of the video posted online today from inside JCPenney. Jefferson Mall strives to create a comfortable and convenient experience for all of our guests and we absolutely do not condone this type of behavior. We will work with JCPenney to identify this woman and, once identified, she will be permanently banned from Jefferson Mall, per our Behavioral Code of Conduct.” Do you think this woman should be banned? Watch below: