It’s no secret that many Democrats want to disband the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. One unhinged leftist in New York, however, took the anti-ICE hatred to a whole new level: He threatened to kill ICE agents.
According to NBC News, a man who lives near Boston was arrested after he promised to pay cash to anyone who would murder a federal immigration enforcement agent.
It apparently didn’t occur to the radical that boasting about your intentions on Twitter is a sure-fire way to get noticed.
“Brandon Ziobrowski, 33, of Cambridge, Massachusetts, was arrested Thursday morning after posting on Twitter in July that he would give $500 to anyone who would kill an Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent,” NBC reported.
The unstable man’s tweet has since been deleted, but the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts provided a screenshot of Ziobrowski’s post.
It is apparently not the first time the man has made violent threats against public officials. The indictment against Ziobrowski explained that he had also bragged about wanting to cut Republican Sen. John McCain’s throat.
His anger on Twitter then shifted to law enforcement, and hateful messages about ICE had become prominent on his social media account since March.
Yes, it seems the online platform has no problem “shadow banning” or outright blocking conservatives for having unapproved opinions, but a man posting threats and hatred against sworn law enforcement officers and a U.S. senator was allowed to continue for months.
Ziobrowski is facing a serious charge of using interstate commerce to transmit a threat for his online pay-to-slay offer.
“I can promise you that during my tenure this office will aggressively prosecute those who threaten law enforcement officers,” said U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling.
“Enough is enough,” echoed Hank Shaw, an FBI special agent based in Boston. “This case presents the violent potential faced by federal law enforcement officers.”
Sadly, the vitriol being hurled at officers is increasing. Not long ago, we reported on a group of out-of-control leftists who harassed ICE agents trying to do their jobs. Video of that incident showed protesters screaming the “N-word” at black officers.
A group that can only be described as a mob also descended on a Portland ICE office, terrorizing the neighborhood and turning the area into one big bio-hazard.
A mob targeted Portland’s ICE office. Camped out for 5 weeks. Drugs, syringes, human waste. Terrorized neighborhood. Mayor @tedwheeler let it happen. Ordered police to do nothing. Now city is footing bill for biohazard team to clean up mess #OccupyICEPDX https://t.co/NILhZFvTBk
— Christina Sommers (@CHSommers) August 4, 2018
Meanwhile, Democrats like Maxine Waters called on liberals to get in the faces and intimidate conservatives wherever they could find them, including at gas stations and restaurants.
For all the talk about civility, “going high” and tolerance, it seems the left is becoming increasing radical … and even violent.
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