The cops' thinking was 'oh well, he's a patriot....let it go!'Breaking a child's skull should be beyond the limit. Our right wing forum members prove daily that nothing matters to them but their ideology. They don't care who gets hurt. Kids are not even off-limits. But we knew that right after Columbine.
It's just one more example of how laws apply to some citizens/ and not to others. Waving a flag in Red State America today will get you out of almost any crime....except murder....and I'm not even sure on that anymore!