Police chased reporters away from the White House and closed Lafayette Park today in response to a gay rights protest in which several service members in full uniform handcuffed themselves to the White House gate to protest “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”
People who have covered the White House for years tell me that’s an extremely unusual thing to do in an area that regularly features protests.
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A reporter can be seen in the YouTube video above calling the move “outrageous” and “ridiculous.”
Read More: By Ben Smith, Politico