Just a note on an otherwise pointlessly despicable event - When you think about it, these are local TEA Partiers protesting this Obama event. And the SWAT team is probably from the local police force. This begs the question, how many cops recognized their own granny in the "violent" crowd they were called in to control?
Video: SWAT team outside Obama event beats back geriatric tea-party hordes Reader quote from Instapundit -
UPDATE: Reader Kevin Greene emails: “Can you imagine the howls this would have generated from the left had George W. Bush ever called out the SWAT team on a bunch of blue-haired retirees? But then again, George W. Bush would never have attempted this. Because George W. Bush has never been afraid of the American people.”
If they bring knitting needles to this fight, we'll bring a SWAT Team?
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Well, he is perfectly willing to assassinate US citizens accused of terrorism. Why stop there when there are all these TEA Party targets around?
And it's not like this isn't the first time Obama was a tad heavy-handed - Don't ask, don't tell, don't get near the protesters
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