College Republicans refused entry to Obama's speech; labled 'security threat

Ten college Republicans were denied entry to President Obama's speech at a Missouri college because they were told they were a "security threat." Despite the fact that the students had tickets to the event, security personnel turned them away at the door to the recreation center where Obama gave a speech on economic policy, telling the group it wasn't about their politics but the president's safety, State Treasurer of the College Republicans Courtney Scott told The College 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. The students had waited in a long line and under the hot sun to wind their way to the front of the line...(Read Full Post)

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