“It is the United States. You should speak English,” he says in the video as he records workers at work. “Is anyone here illegal? Are these guys illegal?”
Later in the video, when a man who witnessed his despotification asked why he was “harassing” the workers, Ploss turned to the camera and said, “He is a black man and he is going to protect the dark man from this white woman. whose practice is white. ” privilege because he walked by and heard this guy talk to all these guys that do this job in Spanish. “
The video has since been removed, but snippets of it have appeared elsewhere on the Internet.
“At WSMN we value freedom of expression, freedom of expression and assembly. We will not tolerate discrimination, racism or hatred,” the radio station said in a statement. “We continue to present and offer opportunities in the air for discussion, education, and the exchange of opinions and ideas.”
Ploss could not be reached for comment.
“You haven’t silenced Dianna Ploss, I’m not leaving,” she said, as she stood in front of a cut by President Donald Trump and a sign that said “MA 4 TRUMP 2020.”
She said she “had to hire security” because she has been threatened through text messages, voicemail, and email, by people across the United States. She called her critics “cowards,” “false Republicans,” and “leftists.”
“I want to express my sincere appreciation for the overwhelming and most significant support you have given our company regarding the unfortunate incident that took place in our great city last week,” said Tom Morin, the owner of Morin’s Landscaping, Inc., at the declaration.
“The numerous phone calls, social posts, emails, voice messages and kind words in general are extremely encouraging and sincere. I think we can all take great pride in how quickly the community came together to demonstrate that this type of behavior is completely unacceptable and it will not be tolerated. ”