UPDATE: Lt. Dan Choi And Captain Jim Pietrangelo Have Been ARRESTED!
UPDATE – Courtesy of Towleroad.com
1:55 pm: Police just informed the crowd that everyone must leave the sidewalk in front of the White House or be arrested, according to MetroWeekly. Choi and Pietrangelo are the only two remaining.
1:58 pm: Lt. Dan Choi and Captain Jim Pietrangelo have been removed from the fence and arrested.
2:02 pm: Choi and Pietrangelo get cheers from the crowd as they are put into police van. Crowd applauds them as heroes.
Tweets Michelangelo Signorile: “Dan Choi took HRC’s and @kathygriffin ‘s celebrity photo op and turned it into a real protest at White House. And they stayed behind.”
CNN and MSNBC seem to have totally ignored this protest.
2:19 pm: Kathy Griffin, who either disappeared or was advised not to follow Choi after the HRC rally, tweets…
And of course……Human Rights Campaign President “Little” Joe Solmonese was reportedly nowhere to be seen during the Choi action.