Detroit Man Defends Hanging Nooses And Confederate Flags At His Home
A suburban Detroit business owner and his wife who hung Confederate flags and nooses on their property insist that anyone who sees the actions as racist is “stupid.”
“I am not a racist,” Robert Tomanovich, owner of Robert’s Discount Tree Service in Livonia, Mich., told the Daily News Monday night.
“I know black guys, I have black friends. We’re all laughing at this stupidity. Do you know how many white guys were hung back in the day? This isn’t racist. But all of a sudden it’s out of control.”
Tomanovich , 55,made local headlines when WXYZ reported last Friday that Confederate flags and a noose were hanging outside two of his properties, one of which he uses for his tree-cutting business. The noose hung from a tree small enough for a child to scale.
The decorations have no connection to the racist history of the Confederacy, said his wife Lindy, rushing to his defense.
Now, prepare yourself for the GOAT of all terrible excuses for racist behavior. You ready? Ok. Read ahead…
“Robert has a friend that died in that way (hanging himself), and that’s in memory of his friend,” she told WXYZ. “There’s no crime in hanging a noose.”
Soooo this is supposed to a shrine to a friend??? *blank stare…blinks*
That is essentially like being in staunch opposition of domestic violence while posters of Ray Rice, Floyd Mayweather, Chris Brown, and War Machine are hanging around ya crib. It just doesn’t work like that.
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