(Kent) - A political leader in Michigan has apologized for suggesting that there be a Kent State-type of crackdown on violent protests.
After protests last week at the University of California-Berkeley, the secretary of the Marquette County Republican Party Tweeted, "Time for another Kent State perhaps."
Now, Dan Adamini has told the Detroit Free Press that he supports peace, and wanted to prevent further violence and hatred, and he is sorry for his comment which was taken to mean it was time for the National Guard to come in and shoot students at Cal-Berkeley.
Kent State University has called the original statement in poor taste, and wants Adamini to visit the university’s May 4th museum.
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