The Deputy Mayor of New Jersey has reportedly resigned after reports emerged on Tuesday of a viral controversial facebook post concerning immigrants.
ABC Reported: The deputy mayor of a New Jersey town has resigned after uproar over a controversial Facebook post in which he likened undocumented immigrants to "rabid, messy, mean raccoons."
Rick Blood resigned from his role as deputy mayor on the Mendham Township Committee.
Mendham Township clerk Mary Beth Zichelli confirmed to ABC News that Blood stepped down Monday but did not go into the details of what prompted his resignation, saying that it had been widely covered in local papers.
According to the Daily Record, Blood shared a post on Facebook that compared "illegals" to "hundreds of rabid, messy, mean raccoons [who] have overtaken your basement."
Blood reportedly copied the post from something that was sent to him by a Facebook friend, he told The Daily Record, and he reportedly took it down on Sunday night.
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