Presidential races

Hillary campaign ropes off media

 
Democrat Hillary Clinton’s campaign staff separated journalists from their candidate Saturday using a white rope, multiple reports say.
 
{mosads}The incident took place during a July Fourth holiday parade in Gorham, N.H., according to CNN.
 
Clinton initially let media members approach her and ask questions while she walked down the town’s Main Street.
 
Campaign staff herded them with a rope when the route became more crowded with bystanders.
 
“[It’s] so maybe a voter could see her, that sort of thing,” a staffer said of the tactic.
 
The Clinton campaign said the move was so New Hampshire voters could properly see their candidate in the parade, CNN reported.
 
Several journalists in the Granite State tweeted photos of the bizarre situation:
 

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