That’s right, like a bona fide Indiana Jones machete, used for whacking your way through thick jungle (or causing serious damage to another human being). Except, “when deputies caught up to [Jason T.] Wilson,” explained a spokesperson for the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, “he advised he did not have to stop and that he was allowed to carry whatever he wanted.” Which is not entirely true — Wilson was also charged with resisting arrest. Meanwhile, Bay News 9 noted the disturbing presence of a large Mitt Romney effigy nearby.
You know, they talk about people of color. I’m a person of color. I’m white. I’m an Anglo Saxon. People say things all the time. But I don’t get offended.