UPDATED: Cindy Sheehan arrested...

UPDATE: Eyewitness David Swanson writes:
"Around 1 p.m. a delegation of leaders walked to the gate of the White House to request a meeting with Bush. Cindy Sheehan, Cornel West, and Rev. Sekou were among the leaders, with Sekou shouting at the media to get out of the way. A wall of TV cameras walking backwards slowed the walk and blocked it for a while from reaching the White House."
A crowd gathered, as the delegation made its fruitless request. There were thousands on hand at this point. The chant was "Liar! Liar! Say it a little louder!"
That and "Media, Step Back!"
Swanson has the whole timeline with photos, [HERE] (AfterDowningStreet)

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Cindy Sheehan was apparently arrested about an hour ago during a 'die in.' AP notes that she was asked three times to leave before being arrested.

SpinDentist comments that "Bush or the police, or somebody, is really, really stupid to do this." I do think it'll only galvanize supporters but I doubt it was ordered for Sheehan specifically. In fact, I think the important thing is that it probably wasn't. This is exactly how dissent is treated these days. (All Spin Zone)

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