Sad part is he wasn’t there to protest for or against right-to-work, just to sell hot dogs. And conservatives being the racist people that they are have already raised over $5,600 to help Clint Tarver get back on his feet.
Via Ironic Surrealism:
Early today [December 11, 2012], Clint Tarver, known as “The Hot Dog Guy” here in Lansing had his business attacked and destroyed by out of line and out of control protesters near the Capitol.
Everyone who has passed the hot dog cart knows what a kind and caring individual Clint is. He never fails to bestow a smile or friendly greeting. In no way [did] he provoke this attack, nor any of the behavior displayed toward him.
— Nick Hawatmeh (@NicolaHawatmeh) December 12, 2012
Clint Tarver was recently profiled by a local news station:
Update: Damn you evil racist tea baggers!