Friday, August 07, 2009
More Beer at White House? Not LikelyA black conservative activist reportedly was attacked outside a Town Hall meeting in Missouri yesterday by a man who called him a racial slur.
From a report this morning by ABC's Jake Tapper:
Outside [a town hall meeting held by Rep. Russ Carnahan, D-MO], conservative activist Kenneth Gladney handed out yellow flags with "Don't tread on me" printed on them and was, he said, attacked. "He spoke to the Post-Dispatch from the emergency room at St. John's Mercy Medical Center, where he said he was awaiting treatment for injuries to his knee, back, elbow, shoulder and face. Gladney, who is black, said one of his attackers, also a black man, used a racial slur against him before the attack.Don't look for the White House to intervene in this case.
"'It just seems there's no freedom of speech without being attacked,' he said."
Addendum: Video and more information at Gateway Pundit and numerous posts at Missourah blog.
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Posted by Amy Ridenour at 11:44 AM