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I confused ... you'd expected something different from the Republican Party?

Posted by Gordon Werner | August 31, 2008 2:04 PM

And the US has the gall to complain about China's freedom of press

Posted by chino | August 31, 2008 2:47 PM

They were doing this all over Denver as well, so it's not just the Republicans.

And, y'know- This Is Why We Protest, People.

Just because the press is being subjected to this kind of treatment does not make it new.
If you've ever been actively involved with a protest, you've either witnessed or experienced surly officers confiscating photo and video cameras, and those with them arrested.

Welcome to the world.

Posted by sme | August 31, 2008 2:52 PM

Maybe the internet should fight back and launch a huge DOS war against the convention and the city.

Posted by kinaidos | August 31, 2008 3:12 PM

welcome to the death of the first amendment.

Posted by former editor | August 31, 2008 3:45 PM

Um, it's I-Witness, not EyeWitness. Sounds like they also hit the local police misconduct activists (Communities Against Police Brutality) as well.

Posted by unwelcomed | August 31, 2008 6:01 PM

A war economy supported by assholes like Dan Savage results in repression-who woulda thunk?

Posted by Dan warmonger Savage | August 31, 2008 6:15 PM

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