Another video has emerged from Sunday’s Joe Miller town hall, during which the Alaska Republican Senate nominee’s private security team detained Alaska Dispatch editor Tony Hopfinger. In this video, members of the DropZone security team attempt to detain other reporters trying to interview Hopgfinger, who sits on the floor in handcuffs.The video also identifies William Fulton, head of DropZone, who TPM talked to yesterday, who tells the reporter videotaping: “Sir, you’re trespassing — sir, this is a private event, it’s paid for privately, if you could please leave.”
h/t Alaska Daily News.
The TPM Poll Average shows Miller with 34.5%, Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R) with 33.1%, and Scott McAdams (D) with 27.5%.
Late Update: Fulton told TPM today that his team stopped the journalist from interviewing Hopfinger because once he was in their custody, they were liable for anything that happened to him until the police arrived.