Sunday, August 9, 2015

Black Lives Matter Protesters "Take Over" Seattle Rally for Bernie Sanders

The organizers of these rallies need to get better security.  You can bet Hillary Clinton would have never allowed protesters to "take over" one of her events.  And rightfully so.  Free speech does not include the right to interrupt someone else's speech.  Sanders looking sheepishly on from the background does not look very presidential.


6 comments:

Pete Boggs said...

Here's the "delicious irony" that faux-gressives love so much; a statist bully getting a dose of their own abusive & intrusive BS. It's statists who've further impaired mistreated minorities with what's correctly ID'd as the "bigotry of low expectations," an abuse of captive dependency. Sanders is a fed-neck statist, who wants to misuse or weaponize government as an enemy against the people, as contrived "enemies" of a morbidly proportioned state; rather than protect them from obvious enemies & respect their Constitutional rights.

Statism is evil & it sucks.

Flogger said...

I certainly agree with you security at these events needs to be better for any Presidential Candidate. I have been a part of social justice and activist type groups for years. It does not surprise me in the least to find there would be loose cannons in any movement. It would also not surprise me to find out agent provocateur's have infiltrated the Black Lives Matter movement. It is unfortunate to see the rudeness, bullying,lack of respect for others and obnoxious behavior in our McMega-Media among the self styled pundits as well as in our politicians. The hi-jacking of a political speech is not going to win friends and influence people among people.

The McMega-Media has decided to focus on the disruption of Sanders Speech. Later in the evening, an estimated 15,000 supporters packed Hec Edmundson Pavilion in Seattle and an overflow area as Sanders took the stage. An amazing turnout but one the McMega Media chooses to ignore.

Anonymous said...

"Free speech does not include the right to interrupt someone else's speech."

It does, actually.

Anonymous said...

I believe Pete Boggs is far more poignant and on target than Flogger. Far more.

Paul K. Ogden said...

Anon 6:43, not sure where you went to law school, but you might ask for your money back. It is a basic fundamental principle of the First Amendment that a person's free speech rights do not include the right to prevent people from exercising their free speech rights. You don't have a right to shout down people you object to. If you don't think so, go to the Senate Gallery and try shouting down legislators debating issues on the floor of that chamber. See how quickly you get escorted out of the building.

LamLawIndy said...

Indeed, powers that be in any state & age often encourage or allow "loose cannons" to act & thereby diminish the powers' opponents' credibility. It's an ancient tactic yet always available to the powerful.