GOP leader apologizes for tweeting: ‘Time for another Kent State’
The Marquette resident said that he has received death threats and been harassed by people outraged over his remarks that refer to the 1970 shooting deaths of four students at Kent State University in Ohio by the Ohio National Guard. Nine other students were wounded in what many consider a turning point in public opinion about the Vietnam War.
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Adamini, 56, tweeted Thursday after violent disturbances at the University of California-Berkley shut down plans for a senior editor at the far-right website Breitbart to speak on campus.
“Violent protesters who shut down free speech? Time for another Kent State perhaps. One bullet stops a lot of thuggery,” Adamini tweeted.
In a separate Facebook post, Adamini wrote: “I’m thinking that another Kent State might be the only solution…They do it because they know there are no consequences yet.”