WATCH: Mendham Township deputy mayor resigns amid backlash over post comparing immigrants to raccoons

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Mendham Township Deputy Mayor Rick Blood resigned late Monday night after igniting a firestorm with his Facebook post comparing undocumented immigrants to raccoons in a basement and lauding President Trump as the exterminator. Blood’s resignation was announced to applause at the end of a three-hour Township Committee meeting. He was rebuked by about 30 speakers during…




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  1. Cheers for the people who stood up to Blood and others who now feel they have a license to degrade immigrants and people of color.

    Unfortunately, voters backed a candidate for president who assured them that they will never have to share this country with people of color as equals. The result is we have a president who embodies the rage they feel toward those they hate and fear, while reassuring them that that rage is nothing to be ashamed of.

    We must resist.

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