The violent imbecile who viciously and moronically attacked conservative Hayden Williams on the University of California-Berkeley campus in February appeared in court Wednesday.
Purportedly prompted in part by a banner against fake hate crimes, the bully went psycho on recruiter Hayden, leading to a colossal fist to the face.
Zachary Greenberg is believed to be the angry idiot who suckerpunched Hayden, the brutality and further circumstances of which I covered here last week.
Of course, “believed” is the operative word here. It’s possible he’s been misidentified. But, I’d say, it’s unlikely. [See what you think.]
If Greenberg is the brawler on the video, his plea is absurd.
But not to Hayden’s attorney, Harmeet Dhillon, as told to The Daily Caller:
“It is customary for criminal defendants to enter a not guilty plea, so I’m not surprised by that.”
There was also this:
“This isn’t his first brush with the court system. He’s had several instances in civil court.”
But he’s clean, clean, clean, according to his own lawyer, Alana Coopersmith:
“He was using the library at UC Berkeley to study. He has a clean record. I realize that many people observing this case are interested in constitutional freedom. I would remind them that one important constitutional freedom is the presumption of innocence, due process of law, due process in a courtroom, not on social media or the internet.”
HAPPENING NOW: Zachary Greenberg leaves court after pleading not guilty to attacking conservative activist Hayden Williams at @UCBerkeley. Defense attorney Alanna Coopersmith speaks out. @KTVU pic.twitter.com/Js4VSWjk4X
— Henry K. Lee (@henrykleeKTVU) March 6, 2019
Like Hayden, Greenberg isn’t actually a UCB student.
“Unlike many universities, we have no walls or gates. We are open, as a matter of law, at all times to the public.”
What college has a wall around it?? Where has Dan been hanging out?
As for the case, there’ll be a preliminary hearing on April 9th.
For the absolutely astonishing video, please see my initial story here.
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