Eco-zealot RFK Jr. handcuffs himself to White House gate for ‘civil disobedience’

Eco-zealot RFK Jr. handcuffs himself to White House gate for ‘civil disobedience’!/RobertKennedyJr/status/301730236947640320

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is among a group of environmentalists demonstrating their civil disobedience today outside the White House. The protesters are raging chiefly against the Keystone Pipeline, joining hands to make bold statements. Or something like that:

“This pipeline is our Birmingham,” – Rev Lennox Yearwood

— Jamie Henn (@Agent350) February 13, 2013


— Erich Pica (@erichpica) February 13, 2013

Behind that fence: 50 people not afraid of arrest to stop the pipeline. #nokxl…

— Tar Sands Action (@TarSandsAction) February 13, 2013

Cuffed to White House. Activists tether to gate anti Keystone Pipeline. Bobby Kennedy Jr. actress Daryl Hannah apart…

— Shannon Travis (@ShanTravisCNN) February 13, 2013

Colleague @joyctv snaps pic ofactress Daryl Hannah getting arrested in front of WH during #KeystoneXL protest…

— Richard Madan(@RichardMadan) February 13, 2013

No doubt Kennedy is passionately against the Keystone Pipeline. But evidently, today’s demonstration affords him an opportunity to fry even bigger environmental fish. So, he has gleefully handcuffed himself to the White House gate in order to prove just how thuper-therial he is about climate change awareness:

In front of White House with Conor, Pete Nichols and Marc Yaggi @waterkeeper #forwardonclimate…

— Robert F. Kennedy Jr (@RobertKennedyJr) February 13, 2013

A global crisis unfolds&immediate action is needed.Pres. Obama has exec. auth to make a significant/immediate impact on carbon pollution.

— Robert F. Kennedy Jr (@RobertKennedyJr) February 13, 2013

BREAKING: Robert F. Kennedy Jr. handcuffed to White House Gate in act of Civil Disobedience 4 climate change…

— Waterkeeper Alliance (@Waterkeeper) February 13, 2013

Handcuffed to White House gate in act of civil disobedience for climate change!…

— Robert F. Kennedy Jr (@RobertKennedyJr) February 13, 2013

Quote: “We have a duty to break the law to show our discontent. This is a criminal enterprise.” @robertkennedyjr on Keystone XL. #tarsands

— Nell Greenberg (@nellgreenberg) February 13, 2013

It’s all so inspirational.

Thank you. RT @roberkennedyjr In front of WH w/ Conor, Pete Nichols & Marc Yaggi @waterkeeper #forwardonclimate…

— Kathryn Brusco(@KathrynBruscoBk) February 13, 2013

I stand in solidarity with those risking arrest. #nokxl #ForwardOnClimate @sierra_club @energyaction @billmckibben…

— Claire Meints (@meintscl) February 13, 2013

@waterkeeper @edwardjolmos Wish I could be there to make a stand, but I am there is spirit!!#ForwardOnClimate

— Kristin Milano (@Stormy_Kris) February 13, 2013

Kumbaya, you guys.


They are all out of jail.

Everyone is out of jail after protest!#forwardonclimate…

— Robert F. Kennedy Jr (@RobertKennedyJr) February 13, 2013

Too bad.

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