Karl Rove heckled, called 'war criminal' at book event
Rove, who served as senior adviser and deputy chief of staff to President Bush, was at the Saban Theater to discuss his new book, "Courage and Consequences: My Life as a Conservative in the Fight," to an audience of about 100 people who paid up to $40 to hear him.
But the audience members were unable to get their copies of the book signed after Rove was shouted down and forced to leave the stage, reported CNN affiliate KCAL-TV.
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Vernon Clayson - 3/31/2010
Beverly Hills? If he had announced he was coming out of the closet, that's always really meaningful to the Beverly Hills crowd, he would have been acclaimed. He also could have praised the health care takeover or denied ever knowing George W. Bush, the applause would still be reverbrating in the Hills of Beverly. The audience members that castigated him paid the same as those wanting to hear him. There's a sick irony in that, Californians using their freedom of speech to deny freedom of speech to Karl Rove, and for only $40.00 a head.
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