The liberal mindset only flourishes in places that conservative values keep Evil men in check. Liberalism is a self correcting problem as this story demonstrates.
Everybody that voted socialist should be required to spend 6 months in a socialist country, and everyone who has a coexist bumper sticker needs to spend two months in each region that each symbol represents.
But... none would survive.
The dead’s comments seemed to be aimed at people who have counted the risks and seen the dangers. I hope someone at the funeral said they died doing what they loved.