Clinton's Angry Response to Heckler





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Uploaded on Mar 30, 2006

Background: The time was 1992, prior to the presidential election in the US. Domestic issues were of the highest concern. Terrorism had not yet happened domesticly in the United States on any significant level that people would remember. George Herbert Hoover Walker Bush (George Bush senior) was president seeking relection following a successful war in Iraq, but facing a very weak showing in fixing mounting domestic issues. Bill Clinton was running for the first time and was focusing on domestic issues as a "New Democrat" moderate. Clinton gave a series of public speakings all across the US to showcase his stance on domestic issues.

In this video: Bill Clinton was speaking in favor of condoms in public schools when he got heckled by a guy (I think it might have been the activitist who called himself "Luke Sissyfag" (aka Luke Montgomery). Clinton, agitated, responds swiftly to the heckling and gives him a pointed lecture about being courteous.

Due to heavy influx of spam in comments and off-color comments that range towards harassment of other users, combined with the fact I no-longer have time to wade through moderating dozens of comments a day, further comments are now disabled. Please note that flame mail will fail to entice me to spend my valuable time moderating comments for this channel again. Thanks to all who contributed something worthwhile to the discussion. This discussion area has officially expired. The video, however, will remain.

YouTube user DarkNowInDachau has sent in further information that "The man that interrupted President Clinton was in fact Bob Rafsky, not 'Luke Sissyfag.' Rafsky was a member of Act Up, an AIDS activist awareness group."

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