Friday, August 10, 2018

California Professor Who Physically Attacked Conservatives with Bike Lock Gets … Probation

A former professor who violently attacked seven supporters of President Donald Trump with a bike lock at a Berkeley free speech rally that turned riotous last August will receive only three years of probation as part of a plea deal, it was reported Thursday.

Eric Clanton, a 29-year-old former ethics professor at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, California, was captured on video violently smashing a Trump supporter’s head with a U-lock bike lock last summer.

His victim fell to the ground, dazed and covered in blood.

Clanton entered into a plea agreement on Wednesday for a misdemeanor battery charge, and all felony charges against him were dismissed, according to a piece in Breitbart. A charge against him for wearing a mask during the assault was also dropped as a result of the plea deal.

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