Skip to comments.‘Violence for violence’s sake is troubling,’ says cyclist attacked by youths on D.C. trail
Posted on 06/13/2013 10:07:58 PM PDT by Zhang Fei
The bicyclist doesnt remember seeing the youths run at him as he pedaled home late Tuesday afternoon on the Metropolitan Branch Trail, but he certainly recalls one knocking him off his bike and at least a dozen others piling on, punching and kicking him in the head.
What the 37-year-old cant understand is why they did it. They didnt take his $500 bicycle. They ignored his cellphone. They didnt want the $20 in his wallet. In fact, the victim said, I didnt hear a word.
And the lack of apparent motive is haunting the married father of two, who uses the trail regularly to bike between his office in the NoMa section of the District and his house in Silver Spring.
The randomness of the attack near Third and S streets NE and near the location of a surge of violent robberies two years ago has made him more scared and more angry and left him wondering whether its time to give up pedal power in his commute.
I would be fine if they took my things, that I understand, said the man, recovering at home from broken bones above his left eye and bruises too numerous to count. But violence for violences sake is troubling.
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No sir, whats troubling is that your government disarmed you so the third world could rape your wife, but it was you on the bike this time.
“It doesn’t fit the lies & disinformation I’ve been fed my whole life.”
Good thing he was armed. Ooops! Never mind. It’s d.c. where self defense is a no no. Wouldn’t want to hurt the perps feelings now would we. They’re just doing their thang.
He shoulda activated his white privilege and made them run. Cuz we can do all sorts of things with our superpower. But he didn’t... Libs taught him using his powers like that was bad.
We do have them don’t we?
We’re not allowed to say that feral Negro youth are playing the knockout game. We can’t mention that they are feral and uncivilized barbarians. We can’t say that they are uncivilized savages. There’s so much we aren’t allowed to say. So instead, we have to hear hand wringing about what motivates unspecified people to do these acts of violence. As if there is an acceptable motive, if only we knew what it was.
Well, doesn't sound like what happened to him is too far removed from what he's willing to tolerate.
But violence for violences sake is troubling.
Another clueless idiot.
Wait till the government thugs get a hold of him.
Feral youts, just out for a bit of the old ultraviolence.
Gonna be hell when the Droogs really do form.
“Youths” from NE D.C. - surprise, surprise, surprise.
You mean like Wonder Woman’s bracelets? Those were cool.
Pay back for acts committed long before any of us were born.
“I didn’t make eye contact.”
That’s zoo etiquette. Baboons consider eye contact to be aggression.
With inner city yutes yer supposed to wink and nod, and a friendly finger wave, followed by a holster thumb-snap pop.
How do you get that dumb?......
this guy is an idiot....can’t see the forest for the trees....
Nah man...Its in the SKIN!!!! It s our mutant ability to dominate and oppress! It makes white peepZ tEh AweSomZ!!!
DC is ruled by Azathoth.
Azahoth the “blind, formless darkness” in Lovecraft novels? That description fits a a particular politician I know
Nobody is this stupid. I wouldn't doubt it if he mentioned the other incidents of this nature happening across the US and the Washington Post just chose not to publish it. Just as they chose not to describe the perps.
Against a dozen “youths” in a ten round magazine zone.