Skip to comments.Allee Bautsch's Mother Speaks Out -- Says Daughter Was Attacked by Leftist Political Protesters
Posted on 04/18/2010 7:02:46 AM PDT by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
On Friday April 9, 2010, GOP official Allee Bautsch and her boyfriend Joe Brown attended a Republican dinner at Brennans restaurant in New Orleans. When they left this event they were followed from the restaurant by a group of five white men who hurled insults at them calling Allee a little blond bitch and calling Joe a f**king f*ggot. They brutally beat and stomped on the young Republican couple just blocks from the restaurant.
Allee Bautsch suffered a broken leg from the beatdown outside to the SRLC dinner at Brennans Restaurant in New Orleans. She had her leg operated on over the weekend and it will take her months to recover. Her boyfriend Joe Brown suffered a broken nose, a broken jaw, and a concussion. They were attacked after leaving the Southern Republican Leadership Conference dinner at Brennans Restaurant. (Photo from Jindals Facebook Page via The Hayride)
On Saturday, Allee Bautschs mother spoke out about the vicious attack. She joined Allees friend and said the attackers were leftist protesters. Yahoo reported:
Allee Bautschs mother, Della Berning, has now joined a friend of Bautschs in telling Yahoo! News that, contrary to what Brown initially told police, Bautsch and Brown do believe that the attackers were a group of political protesters who followed them after they left the event. Their recollection is not conclusive, of course, and they admit to having no knowledge of the attackers underlying motivations.
According to Berning, Bautsch and Brown are recovering from their injuries and the trauma of the attack, and so are not speaking directly to the media. However, the couple authorized her to come forward with their account of the attack. Berning told Yahoo! News that she reconfirmed with her daughter each detail of the account she offered via email and phone.
New Orleans, Louisiana police initially dismissed the savage attack on GOP official Allee Bautsch and her boyfriend Joe Brown in the French Quarter. They reported it as a medical call and did not even interview the couple about the brutal beating until Monday. NOLA.com reported:
When news of last weekends assault of Republican campaign fundraiser Allee Bautsch and her boyfriend broke on Monday, police logs detailing crimes and complaints reported in the French Quarter that night did not list the attack on the pair.
Thats because the April 9 incident was first labeled a medical call, which meant no police report needed to be written. Indeed, according to the initial report released Friday by New Orleans police, it wasnt until Monday that a detective was assigned to investigate the incident in which Bautsch broke her leg and her boyfriend, Joseph Brown, broke his jaw.
Monday was also the day news reports and blogs began chattering about the attack, sometimes laden with the juicy possibility the attackers were anti-Republican protesters.
The initial incident report does not resolve the question of whether Bautsch and Brown were attacked by protesters, who had picketed the restaurant they were in earlier that night.
But the sequence of the NOPDs response to an attack that left Bautsch with a broken leg and Brown with a fractured jaw and nose, raises questions about why the department didnt deal with the incident as an assault from the get-go. Subsequent police statements and reports about the incident note that officers did respond to the scene, calling an ambulance to take Bautsch and Brown to the hospital.
NOPD spokesman Bob Young said the explanation is simple: The responding officer didnt know the extent of the couples injuries. That officer knew the couple needed help and was told that Brown had been in a fight, but concentrated on getting them medical assistance, he said.
If the officer had known how badly they were hurt, the case would have been reclassified immediately as some kind of battery, Young said.
The Hayride added this on the politically motivated attack on the young Republican couple leaving a GOP dinner.
Most conservative websites and blogs are avoiding this topic like the plague. Why? Because they are afraid. Liberals scream racism without the slightest shred of evidence and the mainstream media scream with them, but conservatives are afraid to speak the truth even when faced with clear and convincing evidence. They are cowards.
This is not a court of law and the Iron Rail Gang isnt on trial (yet), but the conservative media have acted as though Iron Rail must be convicted beyond a reasonable doubt before they can say a word on the topic. Its no coincidence that the only major conservative media outlet to have accurately covered the story belongs to Andrew Breitbart, because he actually has some guts. The rest of the conservative media still seem to be afraid that the MSM is going to say something bad about them.
One more thing The anarchists and leftists outside the SLRC event that night had posted an ominous warning on their website before the GOP officials were attacked. The Hayride reported:
There was also an eight-page brochure the group put together that did not appear on the Facebook event page for the protest (since removed there were 209 people who had RSVPed for the event and from that roster we found Mauch and Dubinsky), and that brochure was much more ominous. It listed several Points of Unity, among them being:
- The SRLC is not welcome in NOLA without a fuss - Recognize healthcare as a basic human right - Oppose police oppression, the prison-industrial complex, and the dominant culture of militarism - Recognize the need for active resistance to confront all forms of oppression, respecting a diversity of tactics
The brochure also contained a map of the five hotels at which SRLC delegates were primarily staying, which is extremely disturbing.
kristinn: throughout this story, as it has unfolded, your immediate “take” on the events therein has (increasingly) proven dead-on accurate; whereas those of, say, Michelle Malkin and AllahPundit have been wildly and demonstrably off-target. Proving the latter one wrong, on any given day, isn’t much of a task, granted... but out-intuiting Malkin is a far more substantial accomplishment, and one which absolutely rebounds to your credit.
My hat, sir. Seriously.
Time for conservatives to start bringing guns to knife fights. The Left is putting ours in hospitals, time to start putting theirs in the morgue.
I’m surprised at how little attention the attempted firebombing of the home of Jan Brewer’s chief aide has gotten. Very little was said about it even here at FR.
WHERE IS GOV. JINDAL ON THIS??? WHERE ARE THE NATIONAL CONSERVATIVE TALK SHOWS??? The only place I’ve heard about this (besides reading about it on FReerepublic right after the incident) was on Rev. Yuille’s great talk show, Joshua’s Trail, on Saturday, April 17, broadcast on 1400 AM out of Ypsilanti, Michigan. He spoke at our TEA party on 4/15
I think you mean "redounds."
“The brochure also contained a map of the five hotels at which SRLC delegates were primarily staying, which is extremely disturbing.”
Downright chilling. A not so subtle invitation to thugs to “go get ‘em” in this target rich environment.
This kind of reporting just irks me! She did not break her leg and he did not break his jaw! They were attacked and the damned Anarchist attackers broke her leg, in four places, and they broke his jaw!
It was, like 6:30 A.M. when I typed it. We're both lucky I didn't typo "a," "and" or "the." ;)
I think a thousand video cameras pointed at lefty radical knife fighters is more effective than guns
That would really depend on what your ultimate goal is, now wouldn’t it?
Yes! I now call that Going Breitbart.
Video cameras are our best weapons.
The brutal attackers — the violence of that attack was attempted murder — are of the same political mindset as the son of self-labeled “Anarchist’ Stanley Anne Dunham. Obama is an anarcho-communist, descendant in the same ‘intellectual’ line as Rosa Luxemburg, the Black Cat saboteur Wobblies of the 1910’s, the mad bomber Weathermen of the 1960’s and 70’s — including Obama and Michelle’s bosom buddies and mentors, Ayers and Dohrn.
Today’s Democratic Party is best described as pinned into a leading philosophy of debasing social deconstruction and the creation of ‘communist’ elite oligarchy that includes in its mix Chicago-style mob and union thuggism, DC power base takeover of all finance and banking, and all education, and the raw vicious violence and sexuality of anarchism.
Until a day or so ago, the only place this was being discussed was on conservative websites. The notion that conservatives are afraid of racism allegations (over what was reportedly a white-on-white beating) is simply absurd. I'm glad that Allee's mother threw down the gauntlet, though... it's best to know what the victims were thinking about this. Now we do.
The French Quarter has lots of security cameras and webcams, yet we've not seen this on YouTube. I think anyone not holding a camcorder should be carrying - the thugs know the media will cover for them.
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