I don't know what the big deal is. I've heard it everywhere. Many many people have told me that on the day those tires were slashed there were a lot of lovely people and a lot of love in that parking lot.
It's hard enough keeping faith in the human race and the world...too bad there is so much division in the "United" States. No surprise, really. It's been building up big time, especially in the last 5 years.