Tea Party says Jefferson Park has highest homicide rate in the city

08/21/2013 6:46 PM by

In an article on The Atlantic, Tea Party folks are blaming poor turnout at their rally in Jefferson Park on the area’s homicide rate:

As for the poorly attended Richmond rally, [Roy Beck] acknowledged it was disappointing, but blamed the lack of turnout on a bad location choice. “We picked a spot that, it turns out, has the highest homicide rate in the city, and apparently a lot of people were afraid to come,” he said.

Yep, I’m sure that’s what happened…




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