At Nevada Tea Party, Sarah Palin Has Message for Harry Reid, D.C. Establishment: 'You're Fired'

Palin Heckled: Video Shows Man Tackled Outside Rally

Witnesses said McCain-Palin supporters pulled up one heckler by his hair and punched another, ABC News affiliate KNXV reported.

An exclusive KNXV video clip shows one man -- who on the tape declares himself a libertarian opposed both to McCain and President Obama -- shouting "freedom of speech" as he's dragged outside, tackled and handled roughly by multiple people, including one in a McCain T-shirt.

"What are you doing to me? Help me," the man yells as police race up, grab him and pull him away, still screaming. "Get off me. Freedom of speech, dammit. What's your guys' problem?"

"You're a douche, that's our problem," an unidentified woman says.

Despite Palin's popularity with some groups, not everybody is a fan of hers, either.

A new Washington Post Poll found that although she is hugely popular among conservatives, with 71 percent approval, she is even more unpopular among liberals, with 85 percent viewing her negatively. Overall, slightly more than half of all Americans, 55 percent, view Palin unfavorably.

ABC News Radio's Marco Villarreal in Searchlight, Nev., contributed to this report.

Page
  • 1
  • |
  • 2
  • |
  • 3
Join the Discussion
You are using an outdated version of Internet Explorer. Please click here to upgrade your browser in order to comment.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
You Might Also Like...
See It, Share It
PHOTO: The fake baby a man was carrying as he and another woman tried to sneak into the mother and baby unit at Mercy Medical Center in Merced, Calif., hospital officials said.
Dignity Health Security/Mercy Medical Center Merced
PHOTO:
dpa, Jens Wolf/AP Photo
PHOTO: U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston stopped a would be smuggler from bringing nearly 7 ounces of cocaine into the country in tamales, Aug. 22, 2014.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
PHOTO: Giant panda Bao Bao celebrates her first birthday at the Smithsonians National Zoo, Aug. 23, 2014.
David Galen, Smithsonians National Zoo