3:23pm August 29, 2012

“This Is How We Feed Animals.” Two Ejected From GOP Convention After Incident


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  1. nitemoon

    Wow! make a big deal over nuffin, those were probably Herman Cain fans just trying to be nice to another one of em.

  2. MeMe

    I would reply, but your GED education wouldn't even understand.

    • Colonel America

      Good afternoon. GED educated high school dropout here.
      However I also have the same IQ as Stephen Hawking and would kindly request you shut the hell up.

      I would NEVER even consider this kind of morally reprehensible behavior. When I heard about this it turned my stomach and anyone who has a different reaction is just twisted in my mind.

  3. repackrider

    There is no way the security folks who took them to the door did not note the names on the badges and ask for ID.

  4. [...] were kicked out of the Tampa convention for throwing peanuts at a black CNN camerawoman, saying This how we feed animals”.This type of hyper-partisan political insanity is precisely what is wrong with what passes for [...]

  5. The peace maker

    Why can't we all just get along

  6. The peace maker

    Love♥ peace and happiness:)

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