Monday, October 22, 2012

Reporter 'not allowed' to talk to voters at Biden event

Joe Vardon, a reporter with the Columbus Dispatch, says campaign aides stopped him from speaking to voters at a rally featuring Vice President Joe Biden in Canton, Ohio, today. - Politico

"Reporters NOT ALLOWED to talk to voters at Biden/Canton event," he tweeted. "Saddled up to two 'Scotts' — both white, mid-50s — campaign tapped me on shoulder, said I wasn't allowed."Vardon told POLITICO the aides simply said, "I'm sorry, reporters aren't allowed out here" and did not provide further explanation..