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Scott Shellenberger

Dundalk beating was a hate crime

Dundalk beating was a hate crime

I am not surprised at The Sun's omission of racial identities in its coverage of the vicious beating of Richard Fletcher, a 61-year-old Dundalk man ("More arrests in brutal Dundalk beating," May 12). Of course, that's because the victim is white and the alleged assailants are black. Had the races been reversed, The Sun couldn't have used enough ink to apprise its readers of a brutal attack on an elderly black man by a group of white teenage thugs. Will The Sun ever regain some of its long-lost journalistic integrity to report all the facts objectively? Had the races in this crime been reversed, The Sun's editorialists likely would have called for a hate...

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