Bostonians are a tough lot. Whenever anyone comes in from out of town, the consensus is nearly always something in the way of, “At least you know where you stand with people here.” And if they don’t like you, you know it.
Such is the case, it appears, with Donald Trump. Someone on the South Shore really doesn’t like him.
The Boston Globe ran a story today that a Trump support sign was set on fire in Hull, MA Monday night.
According to the article, police received a report at 11:45PM that the large campaign poster displayed near a commercial property was in flames.
A Hull resident posted a picture to Twitter the following morning, showing the damage.
— Christopher Hopkins (@chrismhopkins) January 26, 2016
Firefighters were called and extinguished the blaze. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
This is not the first time that Trump’s campaign signs have been vandalized in Massachusetts.
Earlier this month, police reported that Trump’s state campaign headquarters in Littleton, MA was the target of graffiti. A drawing of a phallus, and the words “PIG” and “NAZI,” were scrawled in bright red and orange spray paint across the wall and windows of the headquarters.
There are apparently people with rabid political opinions in Massachusetts. And no, I don’t live on the South Shore, and the giant sign down the street from my house is still intact.