Rumsfeld Occupied in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A group of Occupy Nashville protesters disrupted a discussion with former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld about his memoir, “Known and Unknown.”
A press release from the group says an anonymous donor purchased four $125-a-plate dinners that allowed protesters to enter the Thursday night event at a downtown Nashville hotel.
They mingled with the crowd before standing up, one by one, and accusing Rumsfeld of being a war criminal. They also suggested Rumsfeld should go outside and submit to a citizen’s arrest.
The protesters were ejected by security.
The event was sponsored by conservative Washington think tank the Heritage Foundation. Heritage spokesman Matthew Streit confirmed that four protesters caused what he called a “brief interruption” of the discussion.

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