Here is an interesting story. A mob attacks women and other people, and there is not one adjective about the attackers other than there appears to have been around 100 of them. Is this journalism? Have we really gotten to the point where media has decided for us all what we are not allowed to know in case we form opinions based on facts that might be politically inconvenient? Why do I think if they were mostly middle class white kids from Christian backgrounds we would have video, photos and names by now? Below, a paragraph or two of the story but click over and read the whole thing to get a sense of the scope of the lack of information.
A WOMAN’S leg was broken and several other people were injured Saturday night when a large group of teens accosted pedestrians in Spring Garden, police and witnesses said.
Philadelphia police responded to two reports of pedestrians being assaulted by a large group of young people along Broad Street about 9:30 p.m.
One of those reports came from Emily Guendelsberger, 27, city editor for local arts and entertainment content for the Onion, the satirical newspaper and website. She was walking with seven friends on Green Street near Broad when they were accosted, she said. Guendelsberger, who remained hospitalized with a broken leg yesterday, declined to comment further.