Monday, March 23, 2015

Cotton speech draws protest

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CODEPINKED: Cotton at Foreign Policy Initiative event this morning. - @AJJAFFE ON TWITTER
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Tom Cotton was the keynote speaker today at an event held by the Foreign Policy Initiative, the neocon think tank founded by Cotton cheerleaders Bill Kristol and Robert Kagan, called (of course) "Will Congress provide for the Common Defense? National Security priorities in an increasingly dangerous world."

It was interrupted by CODEPINK, the anti-war, women-led grassroots organization, who dressed in Revolutionary garb and delivered a letter to Cotton condemning the letter to Iran he spearheaded. The protesters were eventually escorted away by Capitol police. 

All this is probably familiar ground for readers of this blog, but CODEPINK also put together a handy list of the 10 reasons why Tom Cotton is the worst bully in the Senate

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