The White House abruptly announced Monday that it had scuttled plans to hold the upcoming G-8 economic summit in Chicago, and would instead host world leaders at the presidential retreat at Camp David in Maryland. …
A spokeswoman for Emanuel said the Chicago mayor was informed about the location change in a Monday phone call from a White House official. …
The summits have become a target for large, and sometimes violent, protests in recent years, making security costs a concern for host cities. … But Joe Iosbaker of the United National Antiwar Committee in Chicago said protests would still go on during the NATO summit.
via The Washington Post.
This Iosbaker fellow received more than a passing mention in this article here yesterday about the G-8. It seems he’s quite the professional rabble-rouser.
I would be curious if Eric Holder thinks that the “Government” could order his execution for creating violence on U.S. soil.