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Bachmann interrupted by Occupy protesters

Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 00:54

Nov. 10 - Protesters from the Occupy Wall Street movement disrupted a speech by Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann. Deborah Gembara reports.

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Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachman was giving a speech in South Carolina when she was interrupted by shouts from Occupy Wall Street protesters. The group of around 30 people began reading a scripted message. Bachmann supporters began shouting "Michele. Michele" to try and drown out the protesters. Security eventually escorted Bachmman off statge. A fiscal conservative, Bachmann has been critical of the Occupy Wall Street movement, saying Washington not capitalism is to blame for the economic crisis. Deborah Gembara, Reuters.

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Bachmann interrupted by Occupy protesters

Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 00:54