Springfield, MO Sheriff talks about killing communists

BY:News-Leader.com| April 12, 2008
Springfield, MO Sheriff talks about killing communists

Published in the Springfield, MO ‘News-Leader’:

Believe it or not, Greene County Sheriff Jack Merritt on Tuesday said the following to a crowd of onlookers at a rally in the rotunda of the state Capitol:

‘The way I hear Jason sing the national anthem makes you want to go out and kill a communist.’


Thirty-year-old Tony Pecinovsky, a 10-year member of the party living in St. Louis, called Merritt’s comment ‘mind-boggling.’

‘It is unfortunate that one person’s sense of patriotism leads them to talk of murder while ours leads us to fight for peace and democracy and equality and health care and education.’


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