I wish I could say I'm surprised, but I'm not. Sadly, anti-Christian and anti-Jewish bigotry seems to be too easily tolerated in this country anymore.

Remember when an LGBTQ rainbow flag was vandalized in Miles City, Montana? The story got a ton of attention. Maybe not as much as when Jussie Smollett made up the fake hate crime in Chicago, but it certainly got a decent amount of attention here in Montana. That's why some of you may be surprised that another story out of Miles City is not getting much attention.

Apparently a Christmas tree display at the Veterans Park in Miles City was attacked by vandals over the New Year's holiday. Here's the info from the Miles City Chamber of Commerce:

The Miles City Area Chamber of Commerce is asking for information from the public for the vandalism of the Christmas trees in Veteran's Park. It was done between New Year's Eve night and New Year's Day morning. Please, if you have any information on who could have done this, contact the Miles City Police department non-emergency number.

Here's what some of the commenters on the MC Chamber's Facebook page had to say in response:

Klista: The really sad thing is it was most likely an “adult” that did this. I hope a business nearby has cameras up that may have captured something.


Myrna: Cannot understand why anyone would choose to destroy things others enjoy....hope whoever is responsible, is apprehended and made to pay for the destruction 😩


Karissa: That makes me so sad, I really liked those trees. The lack of respect and increase of displaced anger is disheartening. 😔


Sherri: Wickedness in heavenly places. 🙏


Michelle: I would think one of the businesses around there would have cameras. I hope they are able to find who did this. It's very sad to me that people can't leave things that don't belong to them alone.

If you have any info to share, be sure to contact the Miles City Chamber.

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