Read the whole column. In this case it took two to tango, and bike versus SUV, bike loses.
I think it's quite a bit worse than that actually. Crime is crime, but somehow a crime commited due to hate of a particular "protected group" is more severely punished. Essentially, it makes one's motivation as much a crime as one's actions. Who knows what motivations will be illegal next?Its just our "Law Makers" trying to justify their jobs with a trendy catch phrase.