Secret Service Saves Mitt Romney From Glitter Bomb (Video)

romneyglitter Secret Service Saves Mitt Romney From Glitter Bomb (Video)

Mr. Romney moments after glitter impact

A glitter-wielding activist fell afoul of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s new Secret Service protection detail in Denver on Tuesday. As the former Massachusetts governor worked the crowds after a speech, someone attempted to throw glitter on Mr. Romney, but he was quickly hustled aside by Secret Service agents. The glitter-throwing activist was removed from the event.

The Huffington Post notes that all current Republican candidates have been targeted for festive protest in the past.

Glitter bombers, according to Yahoo! News, are often motivated by a target’s opposition to core progressive issues such as gay marriage. Heather Cronk, managing director for Get Equal, a gay rights advocacy group, told Yahoo! that part of the motivation behind the action is “to cut through the white washing of these folks’ records.”

The glitter attack was perhaps the cap on a bad night for Mr. Romney, who lost primary votes in both Missouri and Minnesota to challenger Rick Santorum.

Secret Service Apprehend Man At Romney Event – YouTube.

Comments

  1. Anonymous says:

    moron

    1. So you support assault because someone doesn’t agree with your position? 

  2. Awww poor Mitt, scared of a bit of glitter. Like someone else said, it’s amazing it wasn’t something a bit more smelly. That’s what this piece of sh*t “I pay 15 percent taxes on my BILLIONS of dollars” deserves.

    1. So you support assault because someone doesn’t agree with your position? 

  3. Hahaha maybe they should bomb him with the millions of dollars he has stashed in offshore loopholes.