Bil Browning

UPDATED: GOP Convention Attendees Ejected for Racist Attack

Filed By Bil Browning | August 29, 2012 11:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Politics
Tags: CNN reporter, GOP, GOP convention, racist Republicans, Republican National Convention

Here's your WTF moment of the day - although I'm sure it's not going to come as a big surprise. How racist do you have to be for the Republicans to throw you out of their convention?

In a written statement, CNN addressed the matter but divulged few details: "CNN can confirm there was an incident directed at an employee inside the Tampa Bay Times Forum earlier this afternoon. CNN worked with convention officials to address this matter and will have no further comment."

UPDATE: Apparently more than one person was ejected from the convention over the incident.

The convention released a statement saying, "Two attendees tonight exhibited deplorable behavior. Their conduct was inexcusable and unacceptable. This kind of behavior will not be tolerated."

(Peanuts feature graphic via Bigstock)

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