Pro-Lifer Heckles Obama At Coakley Event, Removed By Security

An outspoken Pro-Lifer heckled President Obama during Sunday's rally for Senate candidate Martha Coakley in Boston.

The man, holding a sign that read "Jesus Loves All Babies," was quickly removed from the facility by security.

Clearly not expecting to be heckled at a Democrat campaign event, the President was visibly thrown off by the untimely interruption (video embedded below the fold, h/t Ed Morrissey):

As Ed Morrissey noted:

The big news here isn't so much that a heckler appeared at a Coakley rally - with passions this high, it would have been news if one hadn't - but that a series of hecklers threw Obama so far off his stride. It didn't matter to the people who attended this rally, of course, but it's a bit strange to see an experienced politician allow a couple of loud voices to interrupt for as long as this goes ... and then to ask "Where were we?" 

With so much riding on Tuesday's results, it will be interesting to see how this gets reported by Obama-loving media in the next 24 hours. 

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