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Debbie Wasserman Schultz Reportedly Gets Into Argument with FL Policeman, Mayor Outside Polling Place


"respectfully asked Wasserman Schultz to move onto the sidewalk"

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DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz reportedly got into a verbal altercation with a Florida policeman after he asked her not to block traffic with a political demonstration outside an Aventura polling location.

According to Florida's Shark-Tank, which purportedly spoke to several witnesses, Schultz not only argued with the officer, but seemingly attempted to pull rank and intimidate him with a "well-placed" phone call:

Wasserman Schultz was greeting voters and waiving her campaign signs on a street that leading into the polling site and was obstructing traffic by stopping cars before they could even enter the parking area.

The police officer respectfully asked Wasserman Schultz to move onto the sidewalk as everyone else was required to do, but [the congresswoman] was unhappy with not being able to campaign how she saw it fit.  Unnerved by the simple request from a police officer, Wasserman Schultz made a “well placed” phone call to some unknown individual in a position of authority.  Five minutes later, the Aventura City Mayor came to the scene and was confronted by Debbie Wasserman Schultz and proceeded to get an earful from her as well.  

Wasserman Schultz stayed about 20 minutes before she  left the scene with the six or so supporters she brought with her .  After the congresswoman left, one of the Democrat supporters who witnessed the whole incident confronted the Mayor and told him that what she did was “extremely inappropriate”...

As Townhall's Katie Pavlich notes, voter suppression is one of the hot Democrat issues of the 2012 campaign.  In their estimation, asking for a photo ID is simply too much of a burden, particularly on minorities.

"Can we say she was suppressing voters by keeping them away from the parking lot?" Pavlich asks.

A representative for the congresswoman did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

(H/T: Gateway Pundit)



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