As 85 year old WWII veterans stormed Washington DC to take back access to their monuments commemorating their sacrifices in the war, the DC police force sent out riot patrols to defend the monuments. Mind you, we have to tolerate this nonsense as a nation because Obama has chosen to shut down the government rather than negotiate with Republicans on the budget on any level.
It seems like President Obama, instead of bringing our nation together as he claimed he would do in campaigning for office, has chosen to make life as miserable as possible during this government shutdown. It is funny how there does not seem to be money to keep our national parks and monuments open, but there is plenty of money to set up barricades, hire patrols to make sure no one violates those park closed barriers and then send out DC riot police to defend the monuments, that obviously don't need to be defended from veterans in wheelchairs.
Plenty of people are awakening to the strong arm tactics of the Obama administration during this shutdown including actor James Woods who has come out on his Twitter feed and opposed Obama with Tweets such as, "This President is a true abomination. To have barricaded the WW2 vets, but allow illegal aliens privilege" and his latest Tweet on the DC riot police going against WWII veterans, "Thank God we have baton wielding riot police to protect us from 85 yr old vets in wheelchairs. Thanks, Mr. Obama."
Let's just look at some pictures to see how threatening the Veterans March on Washington was and the police response:
Veterans in wheelchairs:
Another threatening WWII veteran
An apparently threatening family at the DC Veterans march:
Over the top police response:
Oh look, DC police need the riot vehicles as well: