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Medea Benjamin and Jodie Evans disrupt Sarah Palin's RNC speech Sept. 3

by NYTimes, Reuters, NBC News, Pioneer Press, and more
September 4th, 2008

(Photo Todd Heisler/The New York Times)

"Evans "dressed up" last night -- temporarily covered up her pink outfit with black, put her trademark red hair in a bun on the top of her head, and went off to the event accompanied by another cofounder of the group, Medea Benjamin. (The day before, Benjamin had interrupted Phyllis Schafly appearance at a pro-life event hilariously called Life of the Party, and the mid-50s albeit not terribly tall blonde woman was referred to as "young," by the press.) The two entered the hall shortly before Palin's speech began, stripped off their outer layers, and revealed their message:

Women say no to war. Palin is not a woman's choice. Women need a peace vice president."

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