Yesterday, Fox Nation reported that a bystander threw water at Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake while she was at a public event. Rawlings was unharmed, the attacker was arrested and it would have been a nothing burger had it not happened in a city where there has been so much unrest lately. But never let it be said that the “civil” and “tolerant” Fox Nation community misses a chance to wish harm on others.
Many of the comments on the Fox Nation post about the attack on Rawlings-Blake were run-of-the mill hostile: cheers for the assault, sneers about black-on-black crime and Wicked Witch of the West jokes.
But a good number were far worse: wishing she had been doused with acid or chum or urine. And one commenter complained Rawlings-Blake had not been doused with gasoline. That got a reply asking for a light:
One day later, those comments are still there.