An arsonist who set fire to Fox News’ Christmas tree was released thanks to this controversial policy

Christmas is right around the corner and the trees are up and the lights are glimmering.

But it seems not everyone shares in the excitement of the holiday season.

And an arsonist who set fire to Fox News’ Christmas tree was released thanks to this controversial policy.

When one thinks about a classic Christmas in New York City, thoughts of large Christmas trees, lights as far as the eye can see, and bustling stores come to mind.

But in today’s world this is only a fantasy.

Store fronts are largely dead, except for the occasional mass robbery, and to make matters worse, famous Christmas trees are coming under attack.

The Fox News Christmas tree is an annual tradition in which a 50 foot tree is decorated and lit up in front of Fox News’ headquarters in Manhattan.

But this year a homeless man and criminal decided he had enough of this annual symbol of joy and Christmas cheer and burnt the tree to the ground.

The fire caused an estimated $500,000 in damage.

Fortunately, it does not appear as if anyone is hurt.

The arsonist was charged with felony second-degree criminal mischief, misdemeanor second-degree reckless endangerment, and misdemeanor fifth-degree arson.

None of these misdemeanors required him to pay any bail, however, meaning he was able to leave the police precinct almost immediately.

This is a direct result of New York City’s pro-crime zero-bail policies put in place after the race riots of 2020.

And make no mistake, this was not an accident.

When asked about the attack the arsonist claimed he had been thinking about burning the tree down all day long.

This is what America has come to . . . putting violent criminals over our traditions and way of life.

Stay tuned to Blue State Blues for any updates to this ongoing story.

Trending

John Fetterman has a Juneteenth problem

0
Far-Left Democrats talk a good game to whip up support from their lunatic base. But that presents problems for them when they want to win...

Princeton hosted an event out of spite that will leave you red with rage

0
Princeton University is viewed as one of the more prestigious institutions of higher education taking advantage of taxpayers and naive, impressionable students today. With over...

Big Brother Newsom just dreamed up a new way to stick his nose into...

0
He looks like every corporate villain ever seen in Disney cartoons. But based on his policies, Governor Gavin Newsom’s entire job is actually to butt-in...

Parents just got a whole new reason to keep children away from one drag...

0
The seeds of radical leftist policies are bearing their rotten fruit. But one new program shows how far America has gone off the rails. And parents...

Blue “utopia” business owners put their foot down after this rude awakening from hooligans

0
Crime is through the roof in America. Some blue staters asked “when is enough, enough!” after a disturbing caught-on-camera crime in their leftist city. So these...

Get Free Email Alerts

Latest news