Democratic Spokesman Kicked Out of Walker Speech
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Tension rose in the Wisconsin governor's race Wednesday when the state's Democratic Party spokesman got kicked out of the Republican candidate's speech.
Right before Scott Walker talked to TEMPO Milwaukee members, Democrat spokesman Graeme Zielinski entered the room.
Walker campaign worker Mike Brickman shook his hand, but Zielinski recoiled, telling a woman that Brickman was a racist for "the tweet about President Obama."
An event organizer then asked Zielinski to leave, saying that Democratic candidate Tom Barrett would speak there at a later date.
Zielinski was referring to a Twitter repost by Brickman that President Barack Obama's response to Walker's stand against high-speed rail was contained in a video.
The video was of African-American dancers singing, "C'mon, Get on the Train," from the "Soul Train" TV series. Walker's campaign later apologized.
After Zielinski left, he posted on Twitter: "The nasty little racist from the Walker campaign looks straight from central casting."
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