Anti-Obama Activists Manage to Get Arrested Without a White House Fence or Handcuffs

The reason the entire East Side of Manhattan was a traffic nightmare yesterday? Because Obama was in town raising cash at the $15,000-a-plate DCCC fundraiser at the St. Regis. Also not helping the traffic situation: Protesters lying down in Madison Avenue to protest Obama’s “broken promises on global AIDS funding.” Eight were arrested, but we hear the shrimp was delicious.

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