The Left Champions "free speech" until you disagree with them – Protesters ‘occupy’ Bachmann

Over the years I have noticed a pattern by the left.  They Champion the first Amendment until you disagree with them.

Protesters disrupted Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann’s foreign policy speech in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, on Thursday, causing Bachmann to briefly leave the stage until the disturbance was over.

About a dozen protesters stood up and delivered a coordinated message, in a call-and-response format, which drowned out the Minnesota congresswoman’s remarks.

A group calling itself Occupy Charleston claimed credit for the disruption, but in a message on its website said Bachmann was not the target of the action.

“She is a representative of the institutional and legal corruption that has infected our country – a system of corruption that values profit over people and is driven by the financial interests of the few against the many,” the message read.

One of the protesters chanted, “We have a message for Ms. Bachmann” and the line was repeated by the group in unison.

via Protesters ‘occupy’ Bachmann foreign policy speech – CNN Political Ticker – Blogs.

And the Left Leaning Media is having their little giggle session over the incident.  MSNBC considered this group of 12 newsworthy:

Police led Bachmann — visibly distressed — off the stage until the protesters marched from the berth of the ship, chanting “we are the 99-percent,” a phrase popularized by the Occupy Wall Street movement.

Bachmann took the podium again and asked, “Don’t you love the First Amendment?”

A man accompanying the protesters who identified himself as a media liaison for the group would not comment to NBC at the event but said that the protest “speaks for itself,” adding that it was “intense.”

The group later sent a press release to NBC saying “we took advantage of the moment to address the system and the people within it as to the unjust role of corporate money in politics.”

via First Read – ‘Occupy Wall Street’ protesters interrupt Bachmann speech.

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