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Помните игру "отруби белого"? Knockout game? Интересное развитие событий в Техасе. Там таки поймали одного и судят по статье hate crime, то есть с отягчающими обстоятельствами расизма. Пикантность заключается в том, что мудак оказался белым, а его жертва - пожилым чернокожим. Это при условии, что большинство атакующих черные или латины, а их жертвы наоборот белые американцы-христиане. То есть, у меня складывается впечатление, что СПЕЦИАЛЬНО для успокоения общественности нашли такой случай, когда и hate crime присутствует, но меньшинства никто не обвиняет в расизме. Круто, чо! Это называется "успокоить публику козлом отпущения". Меры приняты. Кстати, единственного черного, которого судят по этой же статье в Нью Йорке, обвиняют в нападении на пожилого еврейского мужчину. Опять же, не вполне подходит под нападение на белых американцев-христиан, но тут уже можно немного поманеврировать с привлечением антисемитизма и всего такого.

A man has been charged with a federal hate crime in connection with what authorities say was a racially motivated "knockout" assault against an elderly black man, the U.S. Justice Department said Thursday.
Conrad Alvin Barrett, 27, of Katy, Texas, has been charged with one count of violating the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act.
According to the complaint, Barrett attacked the elderly man in November because of the man's race and color in what Barrett called a "knockout."
The "knockout game" is an assault in which an assailant aims to knock out an unsuspecting victim with one punch.
New York police previously charged suspect Marajh Amrit with a hate crime in the alleged attack of a white Jewish man as part of a "knockout" game.
Similar cases have been reported in several states, including Illinois, Missouri, and Washington.
"Hate crimes tear at the fabric of entire communities," U.S. Acting Assistant Attorney General Jocelyn Samuels said Thursday in a Justice Department statement announcing the charge against Barrett. "As always, the Civil Rights Division will work with our federal and state law enforcement partners to ensure that hate crimes are identified and prosecuted, and that justice is done."
Barrett allegedly recorded himself on his cell phone attacking the man and showed the video to others. the department said. "The complaint alleges Barrett made several videos, one in which he identifies himself and another in which he makes a racial slur. In addition, Barrett had allegedly been working up the 'courage' to play the 'knockout game' for approximately a week."
Barrett is white, a federal law enforcement official said.
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