Video by Hofstra's student-run LI Report shows the Green Party candidate calling the event a 'mockery of democracy.'
While President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney will get the red carpets rolled out for them at Hofstra University Tuesday night, Green Party candidate Jill Stein got a far chillier reception when she and her running mate were arrested near the debate site. A video posted by LI Report, a Hofstra student news website, shows Stein being blocked by police from entering the debate. On camera, Stein called the debate itself a "mockery of Democracy." According to the article, Stein and her running mate, Cheri Honkala, were blocked from entering because they did not have credentials. Security at Hofstra has been even tighter than it was for the 2008 debate, given a sitting president will be on campus. In the video, officers warn Stein and…
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Thursday, October 11, 2012
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