Michelle Obama threatens to leave DNC fundraiser unless heckler shuts up

Rick Moran
Michelle Obama's response to an LGBT heckler at a fundraising speech for the DNC had the virtue of never having been tried before to my knowledge. After telling the audience "one of the things I don't do well is this," she threatened to leave if the heckler didn't cease and desist. Daily Caller: The pool reported that Obama left the lectern toward the protestor saying that they could "listen to me or you can take the mic, but I'm leaving. You all decide. You have one choice." The Democratic audience begged the first lady to stay, with one woman telling the protester," You need to go." The protester was escorted from the proceedings, shouting about federal equality for lesbians. The official White House transcript of the first lady's remarks did not include the portion of the event during which Obama threatened to leave, it did include the protester's remarks. The official transcript reads: So here's the thing -- we cannot wait for the next presidential election to get fired up...(Read Full Post)

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