SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — Unlike the last five years, “Dancing Cop” Tony Lepore will not be part of the annual South Kingstown Fire Fighters Relief Association parade on Sept. 24.
Lepore, 69, who until 2015 was hired every December to entertain drivers and pedestrians with his high-energy, whistle-blowing, butt-wiggling traffic cop routine at certain Providence intersections, became a controversial figure when he led a boycott of a Dunkin’ Donuts branch where an employee had written “Black Lives Matter” on a coffee cup and handed it to a police officer.
“I stuck up for a police officer. That’s it,” Lepore said Thursday in discussing why he is characterized as holding racist and white supremacist views.
Amber Collins, 40, is a South Kingstown mother who is studying to become a minister and launched a social media campaign against Lepore being in the parade. “I understand that I have privilege,” she said Thursday. “I will use that privilege to stand up against white supremacy.”
Nathan Street, president of the relief association, issued a letter Wednesday saying the parade organizers had voted in August to withdraw Lepore’s invitation.
The reason: Potential disruptions at the parade “could possibly be a risk to public safety,” Street’s letter says. But the committee still had a contractual obligation, so Lepore was paid.
Within 10 minutes of learning he had been uninvited, Lepore said, he accepted a parade in Mendon, Massachusetts.
A few weeks ago we wrote this blog about a looney SJW dumpling who started a petition to block Tony Lepore, the Providence Dancing Cop, from performing at the South Kingston Fire Fighters parade. The parade organizers have since pussied out and canceled Lepore’s appearance to avoid “disruptions.”
Waaah-mber Collins thinks she’s won, but jokes her because Lepore is still getting paid for the job. I read that he was fired and I was so pissed. Then I found out that they’re going to pay him anyways, probably due to a signed contract, and I laughed my little turtle butt off.
Classic SJW fail. This gave Waah-mber more reason to boo-hoo on Facebook and get the Butthurt Brigade riled up again. Please someone get the Preparation H care packages ready to send, the butt hurts are strong in SJW land.
The justifications are amazing, but the pouting and condolences made my little heart soar. Nothing lifts my spirits more than the crash and burn of a good SJW petition orgy.
Yea, if he just adopts Waah-mber’s reasoning and wears a BLM pin all will be forgiven. First, NOPE and second, who gives a shit what Waah-mber The Enlightener thinks? I’d consult my cat before I went to Waah-mber for advice, unless I need the scoop about FAILING at being a SJW in which case she’s the Einstein of that curriculum.
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