TheDC’s Michelle Fields: PETA, anti-Romney protesters interrupt campaign event [VIDEO]

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie joined Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney for a campaign rally in New Hampshire, which was quickly interrupted by anti-Romney protesters who began chanting “Mitt kills jobs.”

Reached for comment after police escorted the Occupy crowd outside, one protester said “We’re upset about Romney as a candidate because he is a multimillionaire. He has several houses.” (RELATED: Christie clashes with ‘Occupy’ protesters at Romney rally)

“You know, he owns this beautiful house out on Lake Winnipesaukee. How much money does he pay on that in taxes? He doesn’t release any of those figures.”

Comic relief was provided by a protester from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, who stood alongside two activists dressed in pig costumes and said his group was “calling for a 10-cent excise tax on meat. … There are similar ‘sin’ taxes for alcohol and tobacco, and so it only makes sense to tax meat.”

One group of Occupy protesters hoisted a banner calling Christie and Romney “gangsters 4 the one percent.”


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Videography by Grae Stafford

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