Thursday, November 21, 2013

10 best videos of politicians being booed offstage

Posted By on Thu, Nov 21, 2013 at 1:05 PM

In honor of the pretty much epic video we posted yesterday of Florida Gov. Rick Scott being booed offstage at the Orlando City Lions announcement that the team has been accepted into the MLS, we've gathered up our top 10 favorite videos of other politicians being soundly booed during public appearances. Take a few minutes and watch as hecklers let politicians (and their mouthpieces) know how they really feel.

10. June 2008: Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick booed offstage during Red Wing Stanley Cup rally

NEXT: Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin booed while dropping first puck at Philadelphia Flyers New York Rangers hockey game

9. October 2008: Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin booed while dropping first puck at Philadelphia Flyers New York Rangers hockey game

NEXT: Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney booed at NAACP convention for vowing to repeal Obamacare

8. July 2012: Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney booed at NAACP convention for vowing to repeal Obamacare

NEXT: Mitt Romney’s son booed offstage by Ron Paul supporters while campaigning for dad in Arizona

7. May 2012: Like father, like son. Mitt Romney’s son booed offstage by Ron Paul supporters while campaigning for dad in Arizona

NEXT: NYPD Police commissioner Ray Kelly booed at Brown University over controversial stop-and-frisk policy

6. October 2013: NYPD commissioner Ray Kelly booed at Brown University over controversial stop-and-frisk policy

NEXT: Rick Santorum booed offstage at New England College in New Hampshire for disagreeing with gay marriage

 

5. January 2012: Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum booed offstage at New England College in New Hampshire after audience disagrees with his sentiment that everyone does not have right to marry.

NEXT: Former President George W. Bush booed by crowd at inauguration of President Barack Obama

4. January 2009: Former President George W. Bush booed by crowd at inauguration of President Barack Obama

NEXT: Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter tries to give budget address but is drowned out by boos

3. March 2013: Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter tries to give budget address but is drowned out by boos

NEXT: Michele Bachmann is hounded off stage during North Carolina speech by Occupy protesters

2. November 2011: Presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann is hounded off stage during North Carolina speech by Occupy protesters who accuse her of being beholden to "corporate money". This one is awesome.

NEXT: Crack-smoking Toronto Mayor Rob Ford booed as he knocks down female council member

1. November 2013: Not totally a booing, more of a shocked communal gasp and some heckling, but insane Toronto Mayor Rob Ford gets a response at a City Council meeting, during which councillors discus his recent bad behavior. An irate Ford waddles across the room, then lunges at and knocks down another councillor.


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