Politics Secret Service In Action: Protesters rush Bernie Sanders

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  1. dawg

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    (CNN)At least four people at a Bernie Sanders rally in Oakland rushed the stage Monday evening, spurring Secret Service agents to jump onto the raised platform and protect him.

    The Democratic presidential candidate was uninjured and continued speaking, but not before several agents hugged him and pushed him away from the microphone. The identities of the individuals, who yelled as they approached the stage, were not immediately known. They were apprehended and led away by Secret Service from the podium at the Frank Ogawa Plaza, where the rally was being held.
    It's not the first time in the 2016 campaign season that Secret Service have jumped on stage when commotion broke out around a protectee. In March protestors stormed the stage at a Donald Trump rally in Dayton, Ohio, prompting Secret Service to react similarly by hopping on stage to shield the candidate.
    After the events of Monday night in Northern California, Sanders spokesman Michael Briggs said, "It was handled professionally by the Secret Service."
    The Vermont senator began receiving Secret Service protection in early February during the early part of the presidential primary season, in his challenge to Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton.
     
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    A little slow
     
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    Jesus. His head is purple.
     
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    I didn't know Secret Service protected candidates
     
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    They're gonna give that poor old man a heart attack :eek:
     
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    what a worthless sack of shit
     
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    Takin care of business GP 2 style :cool:
     
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    Their parents must be so proud
     
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    Candidates always get secret service protection.

    I live in Oakland, lots of Bernie stickers around, but nowhere near as much as when I went up to Mendocino a couple of weeks ago.

    My two nerdy neighbors have Bernie shit plastered all over their car and yard though.
     
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    I passed some Secret Service dudes once when the Prez was in town.

    Something sexxayy about the mirrored aviator shades, earpiece, and tight suit.
     
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    Bernie is such a decent man...Even if you dislike his politics, you have to be lower than whaleshit to try and attack him. Hope they got their asses beat
     
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    It's just starting. :munch:
     
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    people booing here are cheering when trump protesters disrupt things. #consistency
     
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    They just might be.
     
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    Agreed 100%
     
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    What? That's rushing the stage?

    The guy at at the trump rally grabbed his leg.
     
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    They were stopped in their tracks by secret service agents to the left of the video.
     
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    Hillary supporters trying to assassinate him, allegedly, imo. :coffee:
     
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    I was just gonna say, what were they protesting exactly? Usually it's BLM or some organized group. What were these kids saying?
     
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    Clearly due to the violent content of Sanders message.. :rolleyes: