Carolyn Nelson

At the Sanders rally, what played out before the altercation

I sat maybe three rows back from all the action at the Bernie Sanders' Labor Day rally, and I think Gabe Pofcher and I must not have been at the same event!

The “gentleman,” as he described him in his letter - later arrested - caught my attention when he began menacing an older lady sitting on the ground next to him. He wagged his finger in her face while saying something I could not hear. She sat, immovable.

One person - maybe a member of Bernie's security team? - came over and stooped down to talk to him. The security had to come over briefly one other time.I wondered what I would have done if this person had been cutting up next to me!

The last time security came over, the man was standing and, after hearing a little bit of what Bernie's security said, he shoved him away with his shoulder to make him leave!...

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