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Student Arrested After Snatching MAGA Hat, Slapping Teacher [VIDEO]

After what she has defended as her attempt to express her political dissent about the “racist and hateful symbol,” an “enraged” student at a high school in El Dorado County, California has been charged with two counts of battery and suspended for a week after snatching a MAGA hat from a fellow student and then allegedly “slapping” the teacher as he escorted her out of the room.

“A Union Mine High School student is facing battery charges after an altercation in her classroom over a Donald Trump ‘Make America Great Again’ campaign hat,” Sacramento’s CBS 13 reports.

The student’s mid-class meltdown was caught on a cell phone video (see below), which shows the male teacher struggling to separate the irate 17-year-old senior from her Trump-supporting classmate after she grabbed the hat, which she decried as “a racist and hateful symbol.”

Police say she now faces two counts of battery: the first against her male classmate and the second against her teacher, whom she allegedly slapped. The school has also given her a week suspension.

The MAGA hat-snatching student has defended her actions, describing them as an expression of her political views. She told CBS 13 she hoped that her actions would “maybe just wake people up in some type of way, because it’s not cool the environment our classroom is in.”

What she meant by the “environment our classroom is in” is not clear. The school’s policy, CBS 13 reports, allows students to wear clothing supporting political candidates.

Her father says while he doesn’t agree with the way his daughter handled the situation, he does think that “the issue” — by which he apparently meant students showing their support for the president — needs to be brought up.

“I don’t agree with grabbing someone’s hat and verbally talking to them in that way,” her father said. “But as far as the issue being brought up, maybe this is something that needs to be brought up.”

Watch CBS 13’s coverage of the story below:

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3 Comments
  • Vivian says:

    Ugly inside, ugly outside. This is what you get when liberals don’t like something. I never heard of this type of behavior with conservatives attacking liberals when Obama was president, which speaks volumes. If she acts like this now, just imagine how she’ll act as an adult. For her father to defend her stating it’s something that needs to be talked about, is really setting a bad example for her. He’s basically giving her approval in a round-about way.

  • Karen says:

    Ignorant and stupid FOOLS, Father and Daughter both! This is AMERICA still and I realize that if you have your way, it won’t be for long. We have already seen what the likes of you Libtards and your Mien Fuhrer want America to be like after the last eight years he was in office! Not to mention that you are ALL aiding and abetting Satan in his last stand against God!

  • George says:

    Assault is assault ,one place for people who do that,jail .may think next time but I dought it .stupid family ,stupid girl .

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