Fairfield Democrats and Republicans are becoming a member of collectively to denounce it.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. — The ugly facet of politics. A violent incident on the city Democratic headquarters in Fairfield. Fairfield Democrats and Republicans are becoming a member of collectively to denounce it.
“Each the Republican and Democratic Social gathering gained’t tolerate any kind of habits like this,” stated Fairfield Republican City Committee Chair Jack Testani.
Police say final Friday, 61-year-old Michael Silverstein, a Westport resident confirmed up on the Fairfield Democratic Social gathering Headquarters shouting profanity and insults at staff inside.
“As somebody who is continually frightened that somebody will come into my workplace and create a scenario. I definitely would condemn anybody who thinks that it’s a good suggestion,” stated J.R. Romano the CT Republican Social gathering Chair.
A volunteer bought out her cellphone to start out recording the person.
Lt. Anthony Grenata of the Fairfield Police Division stated, “It was knocked out of that volunteer employee’s hand by that man. No matter political affiliation, the habits is simply one thing that may’t be tolerated.”
Michael Silverstein was charged with breach of peace. Fairfield Police say they’ve stepped up patrols within the space of the Democratic headquarters.
CT Democratic Social gathering Chair Nancy DiNardo stated, “Fairfield did what was proper. The Democrats and Republicans got here collectively and made an announcement towards violence. We ought to be doing that each one throughout the state.” And all throughout the state, feelings are working excessive. “The nearer we get the extra involved I get, stated DiNardo.
Over in East Lyme, political marketing campaign indicators are being stolen or defaced. The city Democratic Chair says the trouble to silence their voice is having the other impact. “It actually crystallizes their place and activated them as an activist,” stated Jason Deeble.
Whereas in Shelton, 31-year-old Taylor Dyrek was arrested and charged with felony mischief for spray portray the phrase dump above two Trump marketing campaign indicators.
“I believe that we now have to remind one another that we will politically disagree and nonetheless acknowledge that we’re all good folks however we might have completely different options to the identical downside,” stated Romano.