Meet Brenda Lee. By trade, she is a “reporter.” Except this Georgia Informer reporter also has her own world view of things, something reporters are told they should not share with anyone. Let alone the president. Ms. Lee must disagree, because she tried to hand deliver a letter to President Obama — while aboard Air Force One — urging him “to take a stand for traditional marriage.” The Secret Service promptly DRAGGED HER ASS OFF THE PLANE. NBC Los Angeles:
She said she asked a Secret Service agent to give the president her letter, but he refused and referred her to a White House staffer. Lee said she refused to give the staffer the letter.
“I said, ‘I’ll take my chances if (the president) comes by here,'” said Lee, who identified herself as a Roman Catholic priestess who lives in Anaheim, Calif. “He became annoyed that I wouldn’t give him the letter.”
Lee, who was wearing what she described as a cassock, said she protested when she was asked to leave.
“I said, ‘Why are you bothering me?’ They escorted me outside the gate,” she said.
She said security officers allowed her to return when she promised she would not yell or wave, but then other officers arrived and told her to leave.
“I said, ‘I’m not leaving,'” she said. “They tried to drag me out.”
Two officers then picked her up and carried her out. An Associated Press photographer photographed the incident.
“I was afraid you could see under my clothes,” she said, her voice choking up.
Lee, who said this was the second presidential event she has covered, was later released.
Luckily, Obama was 10 minutes away from arriving at Air Force One by helicopter, because it will be a terrible day when somebody forces the president to actually defend his position on separate but equal marriage.
UPDATE: And there’s video!