The thing that all the major media outlets missed is that the fact that this is a ‘progressive’ protestor… obviously, these people have zero understanding of respect.


Kamala Harris is one of the many, many contenders for the democrat presidential race, but she’s been plagued with problems of late, especially from a base that prefers old, white men.

On Saturday’s MoveOn ‘Big Ideas’ forum in California, Harris was speaking when an ‘animal activist’—who happens to be white—jumped on stage and swiped the mic from her hand.

Liberals immediately drew parallels to the ‘symbolism’ of a white man talking away a woman of color’s ability to speak, but they missed the real point.

This is the way progressives have been trained by the liberal education system to behave. Zero respect, zero ability to conduct themselves in public in a normal manner if their ‘feelings’ overcome them.

Townhall reported on the fracas:

Things got interesting on Saturday during MoveOn’s “Big Ideas” forum at the California Democratic Party convention. A protestor with a press pass jumped on stage, walked up to Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) and took the microphone from her hand.

In the clip, Harris’ husband, Douglas Emhoff, can be seen jumping on stage, trying to pull the microphone out of the guy’s hand.

JUST IN: Protester comes on stage and takes microphone from Sen. Harris during a political forum featuring multiple 2020 presidential candidates in San Francisco on Saturday; protester was taken off stage and Sen. Harris continued with her session.

— NBC News (@NBCNews) June 1, 2019

According to a Boston Globe reporter, the man is an animal rights activist.

The man bun guy who rushed the stage and grabbed Harris’ mic is giving interviews outside the venue and says he’s an animal rights activist

— Liz Goodwin (@lizcgoodwin) June 1, 2019

Naturally, the issue of race and gender came up.

I asked Aidan Cook, an animal rights activist who jumped onstage to interrupt Kamala Harris, if he had considered the optics of literally taking the microphone away from women of color.

“I did,” he said. “I tried to show my profound respect for each of the people onstage.”

— Lois Beckett (@loisbeckett) June 1, 2019

Cook, 24, said he tried to show his respect while grabbing Kampala’s mike by keeping his hands up and telling her “I’m really sorry to be doing this, I just have to ask you an important question.”

— Lois Beckett (@loisbeckett) June 1, 2019

Apparently the man is part of the Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) group. According to their website, the group is comprised of “a community of activists seeking total animal liberation through nonviolent direct action and open rescue.”

From @DxEverywhere: An activist took the mic during the MoveOn’s Big Ideas Forum in San Francisco after Kamala Harris addressed the crowd. Aidan Cook, part of the global network Direct Action Everywhere (DxE), was eventually hauled off by security.

— Terry Collins (@terryscollins) June 1, 2019

Watch the interchange below: