Veteran arrested for silent protest at Hilary Clinton speech

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  1. TrolleyDave
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    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-Vy8fFnz18[/youtube]

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    that really is ridiculous, though. :/
     
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    tch, the irony.
     
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    proof positive that speeches like this are just verbal masturbation as far as actual practice is concerned.
     
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    That is fucked up.
     
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    Exactly what I was thinking when I saw it. The way she doesn't even skip a beat is disgraceful. I hope next time she makes a speech thousands show up to do exactly the same thing.
     
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    The fuck? Why would something like this even happen?
     
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    What? What is he fighting against and what is Hilary talking about?

    Kinda did that in a rude way, but the actions against that was completely off. :/
     
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    Hilary Clinton was talking about the terrible actions committed by Mubarkak against the protesters in Egypt, while simultaneously allowing a silent protester to be arrested for protesting. And how was that rude? His point was proven very effectively. He turned his back on her to basically say he didn't believe a word she was saying nor did he believe that she supported what she was saying. I'd say he was pretty spot on.
     
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    Aw! I may be wrong, but couldn't he let her finish first?
     
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    No, because that wouldn't have been an effective protest.
     
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    Yea that make sense. I'll take that back then. [​IMG]
     
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    I would say in light of the situation his message couldn't have been more effective.
     
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    America doesn't value its own values. Fuck this godforsaken place, I want to move back to Japan.
     
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    It's not a country I could ever choose to live in, and unfortunately Britain is becoming more and more like it every year. [​IMG] Traditional British values are slowly and steadily being replaced by American values.
     
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    people blindly believe in what they see on screen. That's massive brainwashing, you "Americans" are not free, neither have freedom of speech. The USA is not the promised land.
     
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    im confused what exactly did he do wrong? just turned his back? im lost here
     
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    That's exactly what he did and all that he did. When everyone sat down for Clinton's speech he remained standing and then turned his back on her as a protest.
     
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    I would expect as much.
     

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