Citing safety concerns, Pres. Obama’s staff barred a group of College Republicans from attending the president’s speech at the University of Central Missouri earlier this week.
Security insisted that prohibiting the young Republicans from participating in the event was not done as a matter of politics, but out of concern for the well-being of the president. According to theCollege Fix:
The students, some of whom donned Tea Party T-Shirts and others who wore patriotic or Republican-inspired clothing, had protested the president earlier in the day on campus, but had put away their signs and said they were ready to simply listen to Obama when security shut them down – and even told them to leave the vicinity and stay several hundred yards away from the rec center.
Read more at Reason. By Zenon Evans.