Two people were ejected from the Tampa Bay Times Forum on Tuesday night when they threw nuts at an African American CNN camera operator and said, “This is how we feed animals.”
CNN reported on the incident, and released a statement: “CNN can confirm there was an incident directed at an employee inside
the Tampa Bay Times Forum earlier this afternoon. CNN worked with
convention officials to address this matter and will have no further
Organizers of the convention also released a statement. “Two attendees tonight exhibited deplorable behavior. Their conduct was
inexcusable and unacceptable. This kind of behavior will not be
David Shuster, reporting on the conventions for Current TV, first reported the incident on his Twitter account.