White Power Stickers Caused Liberal Outcry in New York Town
Someone posted stickers from the White Nationalist group Patriot Front in at least two locations in Peekskill, New York.
Mayor Andre Rainey, state Sen. Pete Harckham, and numerous Hudson Valley elected officials and leaders will denounce the stickers and the patriotic group at a press conference.
One of the bumper stickers was posted on top of a Peekskill Pride sign at the Rift comic book store. The owner of the Rift was "angry and offended" and said so on Facebook.
Arguments about the Peekskill incident raged on Facebook.
The discussion on the store owner's Facebook page about the group Patriot Front included disagreements about patriotism and White Nationalism.
Liberal folks writing on "Concerned Citizens for a Better Peekskill" were skeptical about what happened. Peekskill Pride deleted what they called "less than productive comments" on the thread about it.
On Citizens Creating a Better Peekskill, someone wondered, "Timed to the anniversary of the Peekskill riots? Maybe."
Then State Senator Pete Harckham posted this: