A Salem [Oregon] man has been charged with assault and intimidation after an employee at a Middle Eastern restaurant in Salem was attacked with a pipe, according to officials.This Asswipe is being held on a $65,000 bond.
[The Asswipe of Salem], 52, was arrested Tuesday afternoon after entering Al Aqsa Fine Middle Eastern Cuisine on State Street and screaming "go back to your country terrorist" and attacking an employee of the restaurant, according to a Marion County probable cause statement.
[Asswipe] told arresting officers he entered the restaurant during a "warrior's path" walk down State Street, when he saw a woman inside who he thought was being held as a slave because of a type of blouse she was wearing. He saw the shirt as a "signal" and he knew "that is what Arabs do."
Meanwhile, in Florida:
A Florida man who attempted to set fire to a convenience store told deputies that he assumed the owner was Muslim and that he wanted to “run the Arabs out of our country,” according to the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office.the Asswipe of Port St. Lucie allegedly pushed a dumpster up against the front door of the store and then set the dumpster alight. He's being held on $30,000 bond.
The sheriff later said the store owners are actually Indian, appearing to make this the latest in a string of incidents targeting South Asians mistaken for people of Arab descent.
Finally, a notorious congressman from Iowa is calling for the ethnic cleansing of the country: