City Blog Comments Degenerate Into Lynch MobGothamist.com, the NYC news-about-town blog, today posted a straightforward item about a 19-year-old woman who was raped in her apartment building in Soho last night. They described the suspect: "a black man, about 5'8" and 200 pounds, with a possibly pockmarked face, and he may be between 20-30 years old." Now, we were under the impression that Gothamist's readers are mainly drawn from the broad hipster demographic. So either our impression is way off, or many hipsters are thinly-veiled racist fucks (somewhat true, actually). Because the comments quickly turned into a call to throw black men off buildings:

City Blog Comments Degenerate Into Lynch Mob


City Blog Comments Degenerate Into Lynch Mob


City Blog Comments Degenerate Into Lynch Mob


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