Wednesday, September 19, 2007

No freedom of speech in the USA

What happens if you ask an irritating question of a US political leader? You get arrested and tasered. That's what happened to University of Florida student Andrew Meyer today when he tried to ask former US presidential candidate John Kerry about his membership of the skull and bones. For his trouble he was grabbed by the police positioned behind the questioner's mike (now doesn't that send a message), dragged to the back of the room, and when he kept questioning his treatment, tasered - despite Kerry saying that he was happy to answer. The message couldn't be any clearer: don't ask questions, or the same will happen to you.

TalkLeft has video here.