Things have taken a turn for the worst at the health care rallies---from finger pointing to finger biting. The below report is an account of a man losing his finger via an unidentified finger snapper. Will things deteriorate from this point and what will be next, maybe ears and noses. The victim in this case is OK and has appeared on FOX News seemingly none the worse following the ordeal. Unfortunately the finger could not be re-attached, however the bright spot in this regrettable incident is that this man can point to his missing finger for years to come and recall his part in the epic struggle over socialized health care. This war injury could very well become his "Red Finger of Courage". The image used in this post has no relationship to the unfortunate victim, and any similarities are purely coincidental. At the time of this posting the perpetrator of this unspeakable crime still remains unidentified and the search is continuing for the man law enforcement officials have dubbed the "Hillcrest Snapper".
THOUSAND OAKS -- A 65-year-old man had his finger bitten off Wednesday evening at a health care rally in Thousand Oaks, according to the Ventura County Sheriff's Department.
Sheriff's investigators were called to Hillcrest and Lynn Road at 7:26 p.m.
About 100 protesters sponsored by MoveOn.org were having a rally supporting health care reform.
A group of anti-health care reform protesters formed across the street.
The finger-biting incident occurred after a member of the group protesting health care reform, William Rice, 65, of Newbury Park, became involved in a heated discussion with a member of Code Pink, sheriff ’read more.....