Like many residents, we were shocked to learn today about the vandalizing of Mayor Roger Claar’s home. His house was spray-painted with swastikas, his US and Bolingbrook flags stolen, and a message was left demanding his resignation. Rachel M. Tuszynski, a Bolingbrook resident, is in jail and awaiting trial in October.
The staff of the Babbler condemns this crime against Claar and his family. We can disagree without resorting to vandalism and threats of violence. Regardless of the motivation, this act is unacceptable.
Some issues divide Bolingbrook, but we believe most residents will join us in condemning this attack against Claar. We cannot solve our disagreements through violence. Bolingbrook is better than this.