Economist Reporter Cuffed At Mitt Romney’s Michigan Speech: ‘I Just Wanted To Do My Job’

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Natasha Loder in handcuffs outside Mitt Romney's speech in Michigan. (Photo: Twitter.com/ChadLivengood)

Natasha Loder, the Midwest correspondent for The Economist, showed up to cover Mitt Romney’s victory speech at the Diamond Center in Novi, Michigan tonight and wound up in handcuffs.

Ms. Loder told The Politicker she was briefly detained by police before being let go after getting into a dispute with a private security guard outside the room where Mr. Romney was speaking. Continue reading “Economist Reporter Cuffed At Mitt Romney’s Michigan Speech: ‘I Just Wanted To Do My Job’”

Guard: Mark Grisanti Didn’t Use a Racial Epithet Against Me

mark grisanti fb1 Guard: Mark Grisanti Didnt Use a Racial Epithet Against MeIt seems that at least one of the harshest allegations against Buffalo State Senator Mark Grisanti since he got in a fight in a Seneca Nation casino has been resolved in Mr. Grisanti’s favor.

One account of the incident had accused Mr. Grisanti of using a racial epithet against an African-American security guard. However, according to Police Captain William Thompson, WGRZ reported this evening that “the guard was asked if he heard anything along those lines and the guard told police he did not.”

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