Hallowell council assembly reduce quick after a number of hate speech rants

A hybrid Hallowell Metropolis Council assembly was reduce quick Monday evening, after a participant on Zoom recognized themselves as Gene Atkinson and commenced utilizing anti-Semitic hate speech and ranting about 9/11 conspiracy theories.

Hallowell’s new police chief, Chris Lewis, who was set to introduce himself to the group in the course of the assembly after taking the job only a few weeks in the past commented on the incident.

“The vulgar language, the hateful language that was beginning to come throughout was extraordinarily disturbing,” he stated.