Watch for momentary eruptions in Bush's speech--when the crowd begins to chant in the middle of a sentence, and guards hustle a person off, you're seeing Code Pink in action. We spoke with Medea Benjamin tonight, and she tells us that the group is continuing to protest Bush administration policies directly on the convention floor by sending in their activists to "pink slip" the president. Two so far--more to come?
Jessica Clark is a writer, editor and researcher, with more than 15 years of experience spanning commercial, educational, independent and public media production. Currently she is the Research Director for American University’s Center for Social Media. She also writes a monthly column for PBS’ MediaShift on new directions in public media. She is the author, with Tracy Van Slyke, of Beyond the Echo Chamber: Reshaping Politics Through Networked Progressive Media (2010, New Press).