Freedom of speech and the devolving levels of civil and political discourse are all in the forefront as we head toward Election Day.
Both Donald Trump and Joe Biden supporters have been holding roadside rallies along U.S. Route 50. There are also plenty of campaign events scheduled, and advocates on both sides are headed to Pennsylvania to help their candidates’ causes in the key battleground.
We also continue to see plenty of disrespectful behavior toward those with differing views. Some of that disrespect unfortunately continues to cross the line — and some of it is illegal.
That is what happened on Saturday, Oct. 10, along Route 50 at a roadside rally for President Trump in Cambridge. The occupants of a car with Pennsylvania tags threw drinks and cups at Trump supporters who had gathered on the side of the road.
No one was hurt but the occupants of the car