The burning of Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church in Mississippi was meant to look like a Trumpster hate attack. It turns out that it was a hoax all along. The really sad part of this is that a member of the church has been arrested and charged with arson. Apparently, no price is too high to denigrate Donald Trump and his supporters. Details here.
As reported by The Right Scoop:
A Mississippi man arrested in the burning of an African-American church that was spray-painted with the words “Vote Trump” is a member of the congregation, the church’s bishop said.
Andrew McClinton, 45, of Leland, Mississippi, was charged Wednesday with first degree arson of a place of worship, said Warren Strain, spokesman for the Mississippi Department of Public Safety. McClinton is African-American.
McClinton was arrested in Greenville, where Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church was burned and vandalized Nov. 1, a week before the presidential election.
Hopewell Bishop Clarence Green said McClinton is a member of the church. Green said he didn’t know about the arrest until he was called by The Associated Press.
“This is the first I have heard of it,” said Green, who said he was attending to other church duties and didn’t have time for a longer interview.
This attack on his own church was made a week before the election, giving the media more fodder to assign racism to Trump and his…..
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