Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson Assaults Protester after being Hit in Face with Pie Digital Editor Sep 22, 2016 National Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson did not take well at all to being hit in the face with a pie by a protester. The incident happened Wednesday night when Johnson was speaking at a Seeds of HOPE dinner at Sacramento Charter High School. According to reports, the protester approached Johnson, pulled the pie out of a bag, and shoved the pie in his face. The protester also reportedly said something to Johnson that only agitated him further. Eyewitnesses to the incident told the East Bay Express that Johnson tackled the man to the ground and landed 5-to-10 punches to the face. They described Johnson as having beaten the man to a “bloody pulp.” Read the entire story here.