The folks at The Shinbone Star don’t take too kindly to the rabble rousing in Montana this week. To call it rabble rousing would be an understatement, it was down right assault when Greg Gianforte, at the time campaigning for a seat in the US House of Representatives, can be heard tussling with a reporter. On tape, he is accused of body slamming the reporter and he offers no defense, no denials. He later issues an apology. There is no question that it happened. The question is -do we tolerate such behavior? It seems the answer is -yes, as he was easily elected to be a representative in Congress.
As you can imagine, a group of reporters and editors had a lot to say about the incident. Listen in to their conversation….
In Montana on Thursday, Republican Greg Gianforte won election to the U.S. House of Representatives despite the fact that the day before, he body-slammed a reporter for asking a question. As outraged as we are here at The Shinbone Star, we’d be remiss if we didn’t mention that a significant number of Americans — both in […]