Citing ‘security concerns’, Romney supporters were not allowed to leave his Pennsylvania campaign rally even though the crowd had been waiting in the freezing cold for the tardy candidate for hours.
Reporters at the event tweeted the chaos as Romney supporters were forbidden to leave the event.
Michael Barbaro of The New York Times,
“We’ve got to get out! My daughter is frostbitten,” begs mom, asking to leave Romney rally. Staffer replies: “It’s not cold enuf for that.”
— Michael Barbaro (@mikiebarb) November 4, 2012
Barbaro then tweeted a clarification that staffers had told reporters that it wasn’t cold enough to allow the crowd to leave.
To be clear. Staffer said that to reporters.Not to mother.