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Heckler interrupts Obama: ‘No war with Iran!’

By Eric W. Dolan
Thursday, March 1, 2012 23:54 EDT
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While speaking at a fundraising event on Thursday, President Barack Obama was briefly interrupted by a supporter who urged him not to go to war with Iran.

“We promoted human rights,” Obama said. “We made it clear that America is a Pacific power. We demonstrated that if countries like Burma travel down the road of democratic reform, they will find a new relationship with the United States. And we leading again by the power of our moral example. That’s what change is.”

“No war with Iran!” a member of the crowd shouted.

“No one has announced a war, young lady,” Obama responded. “But we appreciate your sentiment. You’re jumping the gun a little bit there.”

Watch video, courtesy of the Associated Press, below:

Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan has served as an editor for Raw Story since August 2010, and is based out of Sacramento, California. He grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and received a Bachelor of Science from Bradley University. Eric is also the publisher and editor of PsyPost. You can follow him on Twitter @ewdolan.
 
 
 
 
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