Karl Rove gets Mic Checked by Occupy Baltimore

Karl Rove gets Mic Checked by Occupy Baltimore

  • Source: Occupy Baltimore
  • Year: 2011
  • Submitted by: Elana Mann

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Republican political consultant and policy adviser Karl Rove was giving a speech in Baltimore, MD on November 16, 2011 when Occupy Baltimore, an affiliate of the Occupy Wallstreet movement, staged a protest via the human microphone. Occupy Baltimore activists voiced their opinions about the unethical occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan.

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