- The Washington Times - Monday, November 7, 2016

Boston voters were riled up over the weekend by graffiti along a building that called for the execution of Donald Trump voters.

Property belonging to the School of the Museum of Fine Arts was defaced Sunday with a message reading “Kill Your Local Trump Supporter.” Citizens who walk along St. Alphonsus Street were unnerved by the development.

“I think it’s ridiculous. It’s violent and unnecessary,” Sam Lovett-Perkins, a 21-year-old Democrat, told the Boston Herald. “I think it’s overkill on how we view each other as people. It’s outrageous where we’ve gotten to as a nation.”

Republican State Rep. Geoff Diehl of Whitman told the newspaper that it was “beyond the pale” for someone to “actually advocate for killing someone.”

“One random act of a threat hopefully doesn’t translate into anything else,” Mr. Diehl said.

Online commenters were equally shocked at the graffiti.

“This from the ever-tolerant left? I don’t believe it for a second!” wrote Roger Emond.

“The country is a powder keg ready to blow up no matter who wins,” added Nicholas Sisti.

Boston Police Commissioner Bill Evans assured a local radio station Monday that officers are ready for whatever the day brings.

“They’ll be working with the personnel at the polling places to make sure things are very orderly,” the commissioner said. “Obviously, we know it’s heated, and we’ll do our best to keep the peace.”

Polling stations in Boston are open Tuesday from 7 a.m.-8 p.m.


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