Sorry, I disagree. This is a simple case of a Wounded Warrior just moving a 3 foot gate to the side. NO ONE is going to mess with a wounded Veteran for such a small gesture. Not the Park Police; not the DC Police; not the Park Rangers. No one is going to man-handle a legless Veteran. They know that would be the start of shit that blows up in their face. Plus, I believe most are okay with it. Many of those police agencies around DC are Veterans.
Not to sound opportunist, but I would love for more of these Wounded Warriors expand on civil disobedience. They have right on their side. Think if they got organized.
If the authorities arrested and/or man-handled just one injured Veteran for simply moving a gate or standing his/her ground and got arrested or hassled, I would fly out to DC ASAP to make my point, as would thousands. It would get very ugly for Obambi and his fellow Marxists. They couldn't handle the bad public relations know matter how they and the MSM try to spin/parse it.
Neil, maybe we should start a new organization for Wounded Veterans who are fed up with this dictatorial government. Sure there are thousands out there. Think what they could accomplish. Who would fight against them if they had a strong clear message?
Motto and/or name could be:
Warriors for Rights;
Wounded Veterans for Constitutional Rights;
We Fought Against Foreign Tyranny. We Will Fight Against Domestic Tyranny.;
We Sacrificed. Are You Willing?;
We Fought For Others. We Will Now Fight For Our Home!;
As a Wounded Veteran, My Oath is Forever!;
Again, not trying to exploit our wounded warriors, but just think if we could get them to understand how their own Fedgov has used them and tries to forget them. They could be a powerful force.
You will be sorely mistaken if you think the cops are on your side.