72-Year-Old Missourian's Anti-Dem Billboard Torched by Vandals Twice
More Tea Party violence, undoubtedly.
12:20 PM, Jun 23, 2010 • By MARY KATHARINE HAM
A 72-year-old Missouri man, David Jungerman, painted a message on the side of an 18-wheeler trailer and placed it on his farm land, within view of a high-traffic highway:
Someone was not having it, and I'm guessing it wasn't one of those violent Tea Partiers:
The local Democratic Party spokesperson distanced them from the acts of arson while also adding rather ominously, "around here some people might wonder at what point do you cross the line?” So, free speech is all well and good until a Democrat doesn't like your rather benign road sign and sets fire to it because you kind of had it coming? I don't believe that's the standard for free speech of Democrats.
Read the whole story for more on Jungerman, who says he voted for Claire McCaskill for Senate in 2006 and finds local Democrats plenty conservative. He's dismayed, however, by national Democrats and their base who are "sucking this country dry." Jungerman sounds like quite a character, happily stirring up trouble with his trailer (when he's not working 80 hours a week), and none too shy about speaking his mind:
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