Skip to comments.Democratic Party Official Slaps Obamacare Opponent at Town Hall (w/Photo)
Posted on 08/07/2009 11:14:57 AM PDT by kristinn
TampaBay.com has a great photo sequence of a woman slapping a man in the face at yesterday's explosive town hall meeting in Tampa held by Rep. Kathy Castor and the goons from SEIU and Obama's Organizing for America.
What the Tribune failed to disclose was the fact that the woman doing the slapping is a local Democratic party official, specifically the treasurer of the East Hillsborough County Democratic Party Club.
In the eight-photo sequence, two men are seen arguing face to face, with one man wagging his finger in the face of the other. A woman standing behind the finger-wagger reaches around him and starts to push the other man. She then steps forward and give the other man an open palm slap across the face. According to the photo captions, the woman, Karen Miracle, claims she was protecting her husband, Garry Miracle, who supposedly has a heart condition, from the other man, Barry Osteen.
In none of the photos is the slapped man seen extending his arms or raising his hands.
Photo by Chris Zuppa, St. Petersburg Times via Newsbusters.
Yup....that won’t make the news.
From Pelosi/Obama on down, the Hopey-Changers are being frightened into more and more irrational rhetoric and action...
That my friend is what’s known in legal parlance as “assault and battery”.
This is an intentional tort. I’d say the fellow needs to hire a good trial lawyer to sue her Liberal ass off....
Incredible! Clearly she AND her husband are the angry/out of control ones!!!
Hope he has been instructed to file charges, against her and David Axelrod for telling his thugs to hit harder (inciting violence).
People should be aware of this sort of thing. My inclination (I'm no tough guy) would be that if someone put their hands on me, I would react very forcefully. I wouldn't put up with that crap. BUT these people are looking for that reaction and probably have compatriots rready to sue (or stomp) anyone who reacts to the Leftist's provocation.
They've got insidious tactics.
Exactly! They can’t argue their point effectively so the obamabots resort to violence. So I guess the media is right when they say there’s violence....thing is the obama supporters are the ones acting out with violent aggression.
Absolutely. Anyone filing suit based on the violence perpetrated by these thugs needs to name Axelrod as a co-defendant.
And this will make the rounds if not the alphabet networks. Just send this to everyone you know!
Was she led out in handcuffs....if not WHY NOT?
If that old bitch slapped me I’d told her she got her one free shot...the next one and she’ll learn NEVER to make that mistake again...
It is STILL assault and battery. We NEED to CONSTANTLY file charges.
I don’t think that was much of a slap. Maybe a face push....
Good to know she’s a hands on person. She’ll need to give her hubby CPR everyday if Obamacare passes.
I faced union thugs when I was young, and because I was young and foolish I backed down. I faced union thugs again many times once I was older, and I have never again backed down in the face of bullies. Sometimes I wonder whether I am overreacting to the tone set by obama and his minions, but if it looks like a thug, acts like a thug, threatens like a thug, and strikes those who oppose it like a thug ... Nope, I’m not overreacting. We are facing pure evil, a power grab by those who want to control their neighbors. We must not back down. Ever.
Democrat punks in action.
Guaranteed they’re prone toward hiding behind some sort of victim label which gives them the right to do anything they want.
Good catch, bud.
There's a good chance that they've set the situation up so that their initial assault becomes "nothing" while your reaction becomes highly "actionable".
Holding one's temper and filing a lawsuit is the right way to go.
Is she married to the fat. out-of-shape guy? Given the pathetic physical appearance of both the assailants, I would be inclined to ignore it as the hysterical reaction of some government-employee union types.
Do you know this for a fact (have a name)?
FoxNews, Drudge, et al might be interested.
“Hey Mister, thats no lady thats my wife”
I just got off the phone with the clueless GOP. I told them that they needed to put out a statement condemning Obama for calling out his goon squads from Acorn and SEIU to beat up on the citizens of this country. The guy was clueless!
I told him to go look at the Liberterian Party’s statement for a clue.
Please call the GOP folks! This is OUTRAGEOUS!!
Republican National Committee
310 First Street
Washington, D.C. 20003
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DOPE AND CHANGE!
I got this from another thread, courtesy of GAgal:
The fat guy, whose wife is shown slapping the anti-Kill Granny protester, is a personal injury lawyer...i.e. ambulance chaser. Both Miracles are local Dem officials. Garry Miracle: http://www.miraclelawyer.com/page4.html
Good catch—so a local Dem official slapped a guy at the healthcare meeting, claiming she was defending her (large) husband with a heart condition. You couldn’t make this stuff up!
Karen Miracle, is the treasurer of the Hillsbourough (Florida) Democrat Club.
“TeaBaggers Become Violent”
This is the kind of supporters that the brainless offspring of Betty Castor (major FL RAT operative) attracts. She voted against her own constituents’ livelihood when she supported the egregious tax on cigars attached to SCHIP. She even introduced the bill in the House at the behest of her slave-mistress Pelosi.
I don’t think it’s a slap either...see her fingers in the last pic actually are pushed into his face and the guy looks mildy bothered, but not stunned like one would look when slapped. I think her goal was to push his face out of her husband’s face. Hubby must be so proud that wife must step in and take up for him.
Still highly inappropriate of her to touch him at all, however.
Karen Miracle who is Treasurer of the E. Hillsborough Democratic Club. Her husband, Garry is the Political Director.
Looks like Salacious Crum defending Jabba the Hut. If it were me, I would have told Mrs. Karen Miracle to remove her hand before it got broken.
Lurker, here is the question.
You go to a peaceful citizens protest and some clown slaps ya. Do you knock them on their ass? Even if it is a short fat ugly democrat is a she beast?
The photos are in the slide show linked at the top of the story, just click through the slideshow, they are toward the end of the series of photos.
Indisputable visual evidence of assault and no one gets charged? It’s a Miracle!
Karen needs to be slapped.
You can bet that she, with the eeky flab waving arms, and her tubby husband have some sweetheart Union insurance package that they have been promised will stay intact!
Otherwise those two wouldn't be fighting to get a government controlled plan that would tell them both, "Sorry, you're a little too old and a whole lot too overweight to receive treatment for anything! Bye!"
I'm gonna send it too Fox and Drudge!
My brother, who lives in NY, has been threatened by union thugs. He has a family, so I would not encourage him to take any unnecessary risks. But he has stood up to them and refused to be intimidated.
I told the phone holder that him being out of town has nothing to do with a statement from the RNC being publicized. I pointed out that telephones follow people around where ever they go and he could make a statement and have it distributed with one phone call.
She didn’t slap the guy. She was merely putting her hand on his face. Let’s not exagerate like the Dems do.
Well I have been hoping and praying for a MIRACLE that would effectively put a stake thoguh the heart of Obamacare.
...looks like she just showed up.
Karen Miracle, Florida
“Still highly inappropriate of her to touch him at all, however”
Yep, Without permission, it’s still assault.