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The Des Moines Register’s Rekha Basu notes a trend.
She speaks specifically about Iowa, but it ain’t just in Iowa folks. Here’s the beginning of her column; follow the link for her evidence that bigoted, racist, hate-full behavior is trending.
On Jan. 9, the oldest Black church in Des Moines was targeted with a bomb threat. Thankfully, nothing materialized.
Two days earlier, an online meeting of Black Democrats in the Legislature was Zoom-bombed with yelling, racial slurs, threats of violence, swastikas, monkey imagery and profanities, making some members fear for their lives.
It sounds like a coincidence, but reading more about recent vicious threats is enough to make you wonder about a trend.