The vicious assault on MSU student Zachary Tennen has been plastered across the Internets, HuffingtonPost, and Michigan newspapers. By the victim’s account he was attacked because he was Jewish. He claims they yelled “Heil Hitler” and were skinheads.
The East Lansing Police on the other hand disagree. As they investigate the assault on Zachary the
Police are treating the crime like a regular assault because apparently the witnesses didn’t hear anything anti-Semitic. These are the same witnesses it is claimed by the victim stood by as the assault happened.
The first and obvious question is, how reliable are the witnesses?
However, the Police say that in fact the witnesses to the assault did help Zachary, conflicting his statements, and that they offered him cold packs to apply, and even called a taxi.
Zachary’s account, as relayed it seems by his father, has none of that happening.
Was the attack a vicious antisemitic incident, or just a case of a party gone awry, and a drunk teenager getting the crap beaten out him? Read the rest of this entry