Sure it’s not a hate crime.
Just try spray painting something similar on the wall of a gay pride organization and see if they are so charitable with the classification of the crime.
What the Leftists would do is HIRE someone to first remove the words, prime paint, then final coat. Can’t be done for under $400.
The mistake CFA did was just paint over it as cheaply as possible: $400 or less.
Given that they want out of this controversy, they did the smart thing.