Cops let cowbell ringer destroy GOP meeting
The Founding Fathers didn’t specify whether or not a protester with a cowbell has a right to drown out the speech rights of others.
That’s at the center of a dispute at Portland State University in which police allowed “a heckler with a cowbell” and other demonstrators to “hijack” a College Republicans meeting.
The heckler banged the bell repeatedly during a presentation as four police officers stood by.
The university said in a statement the officer in charge made a decision based on his “professional judgment.”
“When an individual disrupted the event by ringing a cowbell, the officer used