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Obama Interior Secretary Threatens to Punch Out Reporter

Lars795 Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 8:14 AM
That is a threat and the SOI should be in jail for it awaiting a court date.
DB07 Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 8:58 AM
If a threat is made and the recipient of the threat has a reasonable assumption the threat will be carried out, then it's an assault, unless I'm missing something.
pascagoulapappy Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 12:39 PM
If Obama is Prez and one of his suckups makes a threat, the likelihood of said suckup going to jail is approximately equal to that of Ted Kennedy's having done time for negligent homicide after Chappaquiddick.
DB07 Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 12:44 PM
True, but look where Ted is now!
pascagoulapappy Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 8:29 AM
As they said in ancient Rome, fattus chanceus.

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is a bit sensitive these days about wild horses being sold to Mexican slaughter houses. The exchange happened on Election Day in Colorado.

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar threatened to punch a reporter with the Colorado Springs Gazette after the reporter asked him about the Bureau of Land Management's wild horses program at an Election Day get-out-the-vote event.

Reporter Dave Philipps conducted a two-minute interview with Salazar, a Democrat, at the event at an Obama campaign office in Fountain on Election Day.

The interview — recorded by Philipps...