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Help me caption this RNC 2012 photo

Found on imgur, via reddit:

I was trying to come up with a snappy headline, but the DP has some of the most creative people on the internet...

Full backstory on the photo from RobHino, and the next picture in the series below:

That's my good friend and activist mentor Jeremy Blosser! He's our head organizer here in Texas from Tarrant Co, though we don't operate top-down nor would ever refer to himself as the leader! The guy behind him is Lui LaRotta, the guy that did the grassroots press conference in Tampa.

Jeremy and his team are freaking AWESOME! I'm so glad and thankful to have been a part of it!

Here are some inside posts on this topic from Lui and Jeremy:

Lui: This was just before I knocked her arm out of the way, gave her the nastiest stare, got in between her and Jeremy. I had my back to her so I took a step back and accidentally shoved her in her seat ;) no one tried anything funny after that.

Jeremy: Since this is going crazy viral... Those that are calling for violence against this lady (when the mic wasn't even on and she was having no effect at all) or wanting to dig up her address to confront her sound like people who are part of a different r[3VOL]ution than I am. I'm just sayin'. Defend yourselves from physical aggression, sure, but that's not what's going on in that picture. I know people are angry, but when they are at their worst is the time to watch ourselves the most, lest we become that which we oppose.

For those that are asking what the heck is going on in the picture, or think that she's actually preventing me from speaking: We wanted to debate the credentials report due to the issues with Maine and others not being satisfactorily resolved by the committee. After presentation of the report, the chair asserted the previous question was ordered "without objection", despite myself and many others objecting. He then moved to the vote. At that point I started calling point of order because under House Rules, once the previous question is ordered, there's 40 minutes of debate, split between each side, and I wanted to claim the 20 minutes for the opposition. The chair didn't recognize me (or anyone else calling their own points of order). We continued to call point for order for approximately 10 minutes, during which time they similarly mishandled the rules report and nearly drove the floor to a riot. This picture would have been near the end of that time, because I only took the cowboy hat off for the Maine hat for a couple minutes near the end.

Note: the microphone was never turned on, so she was having no effect, and I don't even recall her being there. I appreciate her posing for the photo, though--it does capture the moment pretty well.

Those that know me that if she wanted me to shut up, she could've asked and I would have told her what motion to make. Then she could have tried to get them to turn her mic on.

Now! Hear from the lady holding the paper!

Joan Clendenin: A few comments about the convention itself. What you are able to see on TV is much more than we can see from the floor. Delegations are seated by state. California is spread out in three sections. My assigned seat was on an aisle next to the Texas Delegation. That group is split between the Romney and the Ron Paul folks. They, men and women, are in uniform: Western hats, shirts that replicated the Texas flag, Levi’s and cowboy boots.

The Ron Paul supporters were upset by a ruling from the podium about how the roll call of the states was to be conducted. The microphone was next to my seat and this guy and several other delegates gathered around the mike and started screaming “point of order, point of order.” This went on for a good 15 minutes and prevented me from seeing or hearing any of the speeches. The media, starved for a story, showed up, prolonging the episode. Ron Paul stood at the back of the Delegation, which only encouraged his supporters.

Then about 30 minutes before Texas was to cast its vote, the Romney folks gathered around the mike. They were a more civil bunch and we actually did a bit of joking back and forth about the Paul supporters.

I was surprised that Michigan or Massachusetts was not skipped during the roll call so their vote would put Romney over the top and make his nomination official.

Source for lady: http://thehive.modbee.com...

Jeremy's response: She's grossly oversimplifying both the makeup of the Texas delegation and the issue itself (and the media being there didn't prolong anything, nor am I aware of Ron being in the room when this happened), but I suppose the gist of her perception isn't far off.

The next picture:

Explanation again from Rob:

Jeremy Blosser shouts 'Point of Order' as Luis LaRotta shows a motion to undo the illegitimate removal of the duly elected Maine delegation at the 2012 Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on Tuesday, Augustin 28, 2012.

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This is why Mittens lost

This is a wonderful example of why Mitt Romney lost the election.
Only a LIBERTY FOOL would have voted for that evil scumbag and the way "HIS" supporters tried to disenfranchise those that love the constitution and freedoms.
Have the Romney trolls figured it out yet?

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"I move to strike the Talk-to-the-Paper restriction...."

"I move to strike the Talk-to-the-Paper restriction for anything different, true, representative, or Mmmmmmm mmmm mmm mmm."

Here's a quote for the first picture.

This is a case of of freedom of speech vs how far that speech is carried. We see no contradiction here.

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I Pledge Allegence, the Flag, of the United Mmmmm of Mmmm

..for which it Mmmm's.

That is what it has come to.


"What if the American people learn the truth" - Ron Paul

'Hush. We don't need your

'Hush. We don't need your vote.'

Oooops, this comment made no

Deleted my original comment, because it made no sense. It was suppose to go below off another one.

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Oh-oh Say Can You Mmmmm...

..by the mmmm mm mmm mmmmmmm.

first pic

" Where do you think you are? This is the RNC. Free speech is not tolerated."


you dont want obama to lose, do you?

If it was his hand over her

If it was his hand over her mouth no one would have put up with that!

i have had enough free speech

for one day

"The two weakest arguments for any issue on the House floor are moral and constitutional"
Ron Paul

Q: What do you get when you

Q: What do you get when you cross a GOP elephant with a RINO?
A: Elephino but it sure isn't Ron Paul.


I loved the Braveheart photoshoped pic.

Can someone do a photoshop for the Monty Python - Help I'm being repressed scene?

"We arrree the knight who

"We arrree the knight who say..... NIIii!!!!!"

You've got to see this (not original with me)


Integrity means having to say things that people don't want to hear & especially to say things that the regime doesnt want to hear -RonPaul

Here's the original!

I made it, but it was Engineer4life's idea in these comments below!

Please share this link if possible though! Trying to get some publicity for my small liberty business!


I'm a serial entrepreneur and liberty activist from Texas!


OK, I'll post the link at RPF, the picture is there

but I didn't see the link.

Integrity means having to say things that people don't want to hear & especially to say things that the regime doesnt want to hear -RonPaul

The lady is thinking

"geez, why don't these Ron Paul people just shut up and fall in line with Mitt Romney. How dare they have a dissenting opinion about prince Romney! Where do they think they are, America? Oh well, once Romney wins against Obama we will have noooothing to worry about"

On electon day, the silence

On election day, the silence was deafening.

'Point of Order! Motion to undo illegitimate removal of Maine!'

Jeremy Blosser, Texas Delegate for Ron Paul Presidential nomination [Shout]'Point of Order! [Speak w/ mic cut] Motion to undo the illegitimate removal of the duly elected Maine delegation. ...
[Tornado drops Dorothy's house on Wicked Witch of the East]

[Republican Convention merrily celebrates]

[Glenda the Good Witch appears stage center]

Wicked Witch of the West: ... You stay out of this Glenda, or I'll fix you as well!

Glenda the Good Witch: [Off camera stage right] Oh rubbish. You have no power here. [Gently laugh] Be gone... before someone drops a house on you too.

Wicked Witch of the West: Very well. I'll bide my time. And as for you my fine [gentleman,] It is true that I cannot attend to you here & now as I'd like, but just try to stay out of my way. Just try. I'll get you my pretty! And your little dog too! Ah, hah, hah, hah, hah. [Twirl. Orange smoke. Fire flash. Disappear.]

Glenda the Good Witch: It's alright. You can get up now. She's gone.

[Photo caught live during 2012 Republican National Convention, Tampa Bay, August 28, 2012.]

Jeremy Blosser [Continues speaking w/ mic cut. Orange dust clears.] Motion to recognize the duly appointed delegates of Maine...

[Video w/ color & sound. Characters as themselves.]

[Victrola replays the gala of the Wicked Witch of the East passing: The Wicked Witch of the West feels entitled to the slippers.] Jeremy speaks w/ mic off to throng of hundreds.

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul

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Right Turn Clyde

This video will explain!!!


James Madison


"Shut up, slave."

The GOP hates competition.

The GOP hates competition.

He said, without objection


Go Away Kid

You bother me.


GOP extendeds a helping hand to Ron Paul supporters

GOP extendeds a helping hand to Ron Paul supporters.



If my need to be RIGHT is greater than my desire for TRUTH, then I will not recognize it when it arrives ~ Libertybelle

The caption that should go to all republicans

Lady blocking the mic "Stop spreading sanity!! We are trying to loose the election this year!"