A confrontation over a Confederate Flag decal on the back of a truck turned violent Sunday after a group of black thugs attacked two white men.
The altercation took place in the parking lot of the Red Lion Hotel in Salt Lake City, Utah, where Kelly Leeper and his friend were staying, according to KSTU.
The two were in town for the Garth Brooks concert and Leeper said he looked out the hotel window Sunday night and saw a group of black men near his friend’s truck.
The truck had $50,000 worth of welding equipment inside and it also had a Confederate Flag decal on the side, which was apparently the source of the problem.
Leeper and his friend went to the parking lot to confront the group of men and it didn’t take long for things to get violent. One of the black men punched Leeper’s friend and knocked him out. Moments later Leeper was taken to the ground and beaten by six black men.
Video footage captured on a cellphone was turned over to authorities, and another person also managed to get a partial plate number from the vehicle the suspects were driving.
Sgt. Robin Heiden, spokeswoman for Salt Lake City Police Department, said it was likely that they would track down the owner of the vehicle.
“It could potentially be a hate crime. We’ll then present all that to the district attorney who will make that final determination,” Heiden said.
Watch the video below but be aware — it is graphic.
“The point is it’s my right to drive what any kind of vehicle I want. If I want to fly the Confederate Flag, it’s my right,” Leeper said. “I’ll be damned if I ever come to Salt Lake again without bringing my gun.”
Leeper and his friend were lucky — they walked away with just a few scrapes and bruises from the incident.
This is just another example of the liberal tolerance in Obama’s post-racial America.
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