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Video (A28) RNC 2012: Scare Tactics & Protester Perseverance
Scare Tactics used to discourage protesters from coming to Tampa?
From the media coverage about possible Anarchist Extremists trying to blow up bridges to the overwhelming police presence, the RNC was a major law enforcement exercise bringing together 59 law enforcement agencies to do crowd control together, and at a great cost. This display of force cost 50 million dollars, and as of August 30th has yielded two RNC related arrests citing recently passed laws intended for the RNC.