- The Washington Times - Tuesday, August 1, 2017

A Politicon discussion featuring conservative pundit and author Ann Coulter was disrupted over the weekend by protesters dressed as Nazis.

Ms. Coulter was participating Saturday in a panel discussion, titled “Censorship on Campus,” at the annual convention in Pasadena, California, when she was interrupted by a man and a woman wearing swastikas and throwing Nazi salutes, a local CBS affiliate reported.

“Heil Trump! Heil Hitler,” the woman screamed as she was being escorted out of the event, according to a video of the incident. “Why are you taking me away? I came to see my Nazi leader, Ann Coulter!”

CBS posted video of a second interruption when two other protesters, who were not dressed like Nazis, were escorted out of the event. Both disruptions reportedly happened within the first 15 minutes of the discussion.

CNN’s Jake Tapper scolded the protesters in a tweet Saturday evening.

“Hearing about protestors disrupting @AnnCoulter at @Politicon. That’s not how one wins an argument. Anyone can yell,” he wrote.

The “Censorship on Campus” panel also featured Axios Vice President Evan Ryan, standup comic Gregg Proops, Townhall.com Political Editor Guy Benson and tech culture journalist Xeni Jardin, PJ Media reported.

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