As you can see from the video, these two parboiled clown sharts walked into the Crumb Together bakery in Eugene, Oregon, with their camera rolling, clearly ready to rumble over mask requirements.
In August, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown reinstated the state’s indoor mask mandate amid the surge of the COVID-19 delta variant. So far, Oregon has done a pretty good job of mitigating COVID-19, ranking 46th in the nation in COVID-19 deaths per capita. That’s likely at least partly due to the mask requirements and the buy-in of the state’s residents, at least in heavily Democratic municipalities like Eugene, Portland, and Salem.
But, hey, there’s no success great enough that it can’t be belittled by little people with little minds.
After Collin and Hall walked into the bakery, Hall confronted the owner while Collin filmed the conversation. The owner asked the maskless couple to leave. Eventually, Hall shoved the owner, which prompted the shopkeeper to retrieve a baseball bat from behind the counter. Then they fought like hell as the owner shouted, “Get the fuck out!”
But here’s the best part: Convinced they had the moral high ground, Collin and Hall tracked down the Eugene police to show them the video they’d taken, hoping to get the baker in trouble. Instead, they were promptly arrested, because they were breaking the law. Oops!
How sad. Hall was taken away in cuffs. Let’s all shed a single briny tear.
Shockingly, this isn’t the pair’s first run-in with the law over statewide mask requirements.
Collin has an open trespassing case in Washington County and is charged with seven misdemeanors, including trespassing while in possession of a firearm.
He has reportedly posted several videos to a YouTube channel in which he is seen confronting law enforcement and others about mask mandates.
As the couple leaves, Collin shouts, “You don’t get to fucking assault people and run a business!” Ironically, the owner was treated at a local hospital for cuts and bruises, while the two anti-maskers walked away seemingly unscathed.
Why they thought it was a good idea to show this video to the police is still a mystery. Maybe COVID-19 has been snacking on their wee little brains.
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