The news report doesn't tell you the history.
For a local family, a sign-and-flag-burning incident at their village home certainly provided reason enough for angst, drawn out by their feeling the vandalism was generated by hate and politics.
On the other hand, the supportive response from state and local officials, as well as neighbors, gave Robert Thelen, and his father Michael Neuberger, a reason to smile as well, even if the suspected underlying motive continues to bother them....
The name "Michael Neuberger" rings alarm bells for Milwaukee-area Catholics.
...In a psychologist's report, released in the documents, Father Neuberger told doctors he found the confessional personally sexually arousing.
Documents say the priest offered to help by giving sex advice -- sometimes including hands-on instruction....
We don't condone vandalism of political signs, no matter who has them in their yard. Period.