Obama Protester at Fundraiser Paid $76,000 to Attend

Oakland activist Naomi Pitcairn paid a hefty sum of $76,000 to cover ticket costs for herself and the other half dozen protesters who broke out in song to protest the treatment of Bradley Manning. 

Nat Brown — Nat Brown is a former deputy managing editor of National Review Online.

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