‘Time for a tree and a rope’: Texas judge calls for a lynching after seeing black suspect’s mugshot


Burnet County Judge James Oakley made racist comments on Facebook (Facebook.com)
Burnet County Judge James Oakley made racist comments on Facebook (Facebook.com)
A judge in Burnet County, Texas is under fire for a racist comment he made on Facebook about a black suspect accused of murdering a police officer.

By David Ferguson | RawStory

According to the Austin Statesman, County Judge James Oakley is under fire for typing “Time for a tree and a rope” under a mugshot of accused cop-killer Otis Tyrone McKane, who was arrested on Monday in San Antonio and charged with the shooting death of police Det. Benjamin Marconi.

Oakley has since taken down the post, but blogger Larry Landaker of PEC Truthwatch was able to take a screen capture of the offensive comment before it disappeared.

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