Obama pays hecklers. Should Romney hire professional hecklers to shout-down Obama?
Obama supporters have admitted that they are paid to heckle at Mitt Romney events.
The protesters popping up at Mitt Romney's rallies throughout
Michigan Tuesday look like run-of-the-mill grassroots liberals — they
wave signs about "the 99 percent," they chant about the Republican's
greed, and they describe themselves as a loosely organized coalition of
They're also getting paid, two of the protesters and an Obama campaign official told BuzzFeed.
the candidate's afternoon stop outside a bakery in DeWitt, a group of
about 15 protesters stood behind a police barricade, a few of them
chanting in support of Obama. Asked why he was protesting, a man dressed
in a grim reaper costume pointed a reporter to a pair of "designated
representatives" standing in the shade.
"I can't talk, you gotta
get one of those people over there to talk to y'all," he said. "They're
the ones who can talk to reporters."
Neither of the
representatives agreed to give their names, but two protesters said they
were getting paid to stand outside of the rally, though their wage is
unclear: one said she was getting $7.25 per hour, while another man said
they were being paid $17 per hour.
Remember the liberal outrage at the Daily Caller reporter that shouted questions at Obama?
Should Romney hire professional hecklers to shout-down Obama?
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