During a rally with veterans last night, GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul was interrupted by a group of about 20 Occupy protesters, who began shouting “Why do you hate gays?” and “Why do you hate the 99 percent?”
“Freedom of speech, ain’t it wonderful?” Rep. Paul responded calmly (video below).
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As Rep. Paul’s supporters pushed them out of the hall, one female protester kept insisting that she was a veteran, as is much of her family.
Rep. Paul has been by far the most friendly toward the 99 Percent movement out of all the Republican presidential candidates, calling it a “healthy” expression and a “legitimate effort."