Tuesday, October 26, 2010

The Mob

An atrocious display of mob mentality occured at the final Rand Paul-Jack Conway U.S. Senate debate, when supporters of Republican candidate Rand Paul brutually attacked a protesting Conway supporter from MoveOn.org.  Such tyrannical behavior is unacceptable, without exception.  Disputes should be settled with words, not fists; this is something that was supposedly taught in the first grade.  Thankfully, the Paul team has immediately condemned the act with unambiguous language.
The Paul for Senate campaign is extremely disappointed in, and condemns the actions of a supporter last night outside the KET debate. Whatever the perceived provocation, any level of aggression or violence is deplorable, and will not be tolerated by our campaign. The Paul campaign has disassociated itself from the volunteer who took part in this incident, and once again urges all activists -- on both sides -- to remember that their political passions should never manifest themselves in physical altercations of any kind.

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