Not So Much Hate Post (Bumped & Updated)
UPDATE: Turns out, it may not have been any sort of "hate crime" at all. An anonymous caller (probably frightened of retaliation from the Religion of Peace™) said he left the spoiled bacon for stray animals.As my dog would say, "IT'S BACON!" According to the NYPD, this:
Police computer experts are trying to locate the identity of that person, whom Muslim organizers of the prayer service said was clearly trying to taunt Muslims through intimidation, like other symbols disturbing to African-Americans or Jews. “Whether burning crosses or swastikas, a small minority are trying to threaten other people,” said Muneer Awad, executive director of the New York chapter of the Council on Islamic Relations.Who knew the bacon in my fridge invoked imagery akin to lynchings and the holocaust? More of my hate below the fold.