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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
Rude and bratty heckler says she’s not a rude and bratty heckler
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is ...
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is inspired by the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34 In 41 years as a print and broadcast journalist, most of those years with the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, Pat has covered national politics under eight American presidents. He's attended 10 national political conventions, Republican and Democratic alike, and has interviewed countless prominent political players, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.
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By Pat Cunningham
May 26, 2013 12:15 p.m.



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It makes me cringe — almost with a sense of embarrassment — when a political activist with whom I agree on certain points acts like a childish fool.

Such was the case the other day when Medea Benjamin (above), co-founder of the anti-war group Code Pink — repeatedly interrupted a major policy speech by President Obama at National Defense University in Washington.

Obama handled Benjamin’s rudeness gracefully (see HERE), but she won’t even admit to having heckled the president.

HERE‘s what she told Carol Costello of CNN:

“First, I want to take objection with the term ‘heckler,’” Benjamin ...

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