Friday, August 10, 2012

Obama campaign aides to reporter: No interviews outside rally

is that even legal?

From Dave Davies: 
Presidential campaign events are always orchestrated stage shows, and reporters are used to campaigns doing their best to manipulate the media and control the day’s narrative.
But my experience Thursday at a Michelle Obama event in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania was a first.

Obama campaign operatives barred me from talking to voters outside the event, to the point of interfering with my interviews and grabbing my microphone.

You can hear some audio of one encounter by playing my radio story above.

Here’s what happened:
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