Democracy at work. Seniors rock. Senator Dianne Feinstein’s West Los Angeles office was visited by 7 senior citizens ranging in age from 55 to 87, demanding a chat with the Senator, who called the police to remove the senior agitators.
According to the spokesman, they arrived unannounced at their Senator’s [taxpayer-paid] office and were ushered to a conference room…for 6 hours.
The group refused offers of a scheduled meeting in L.A. next week to dicuss health care. They wanted to talk to their Senator right then – or sometime within the 6 hours they were allowed to hang around.
Los Angeles police Sergeant Rich Brunson said police “lured” the group outside “somehow” and then locked the door behind the constituents. At one time, Brunson reported that the seniors were taken into custody but then made a correction.
Honestly, they were “lured” outside? Are the police relying on union exemptions to save themselves from Obama health care? This is almost as irresponsible as Obama saying Cambridge police “stupidly” did whatever. A reminder to Sergeant Brunson: be a bit more respectful. Senator Feinstein works for the seniors. Oust them if you must, but verbally protect their right to protest their elected official. A chat with Feinstein is their right.
Bravo for these seniors who took time out of their day to stand on the principle of true democracy, which ObamaCare is not.
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