It’s Perfectly Fine to Choke a Latina Woman – as Long as She’s a Republican

Man chokes Latina woman protesting against New York Gov. Kathy Hochul. (Credit: Twitter)

A video showing a white city councilmember choking a Latina woman at a New York City event has gone viral on social media. But the activist media isn’t covering it because she has the wrong political affiliation.


Angelica Torres, a supporter of Republican gubernatorial candidate Rep. Lee Zeldin, was demonstrating against Gov. Kathy Hochul at the event when she was attacked by a much larger man. The footage shows the individual with his hand around her neck, pushing her back.

Torres recounted the incident during an appearance on Fox News. She stated that an unidentified woman snatched her sign away and threw it.

When Torres attempted to retrieve her sign, she said an unidentified male grabbed her by the neck while New York City Councilmember Crystal Hudson grabbed her by the arm.

“I was pretty much defenseless, outnumbered,” Torres said. “I was certainly shocked. I was definitely kind of like not expecting that to happen.”

“You know, we’re all very peaceful. And we were just there, just, you know, exercising our First Amendment,” she added. “And we just wanted our voices to be heard.”

The New York City Police Department claimed in a statement to Fox News that the man holding her by the neck “was actually helping her,” according to the host.

“I felt like my voice was trying to be silenced,” Torres continued. “I think it’s disgraceful what happened. You know, I think, you know, we’re supposed to have a middle ground where we can have agreements and have disagreements, but always be respectful.”


“I was there peacefully. I was there just voicing my opinion. And, you know, I didn’t want to hurt anyone,” she added. “I believe in freedom. And just because, you know, people try to bully me and intimidate me doesn’t mean I’m going to change my stance on, you know, my morals and my beliefs.”

An unidentified woman at the scene corroborated Torres’ version of the events according to The New York Post.

Of course, no arrests have been made in connection with the incident. Apparently, local law enforcement believes that wrapping one’s fingers around another person’s neck is helpful, not assault.

As of this writing, not a single left-leaning media outlet has bothered to cover this story. There has been no outrage over this incident coming from any Democratic influencers or politicians. No accusations of racism, which is story number 1,587,365, demonstrating that folks on the left do not care about political violence and their fixation on racism is completely insincere. But we already knew that, didn’t we?


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