The Rand Paul supporter who stomped on the head of a female MoveOn.org representative last night before the Kentucky debate has been identified.
Tim Profitt was a campaign coordinator in Bourbon County – was, being the key word, since he has been banned from future events.
A volunteer with Rand Paul’s Republican U.S. Senate campaign apologized Tuesday for stepping on the head of a liberal activist who tried to confront the tea party candidate with a fake award.
Paul supporter Tim Profitt said video of the scuffle made it appear worse than it was and he chided police for not stepping in.
We’ve all seen the clip now – and cable news has had a field day playing the ugly video. It’s unclear how the video didn’t give an accurate portrayal of the incident, since it seems pretty straight forward. Either way, don’t expect to see Profitt around for the rest of the week leading up to the 2010 election. “Paul’s campaign dropped Profitt as campaign coordinator in Bourbon County in central Kentucky and banned him from future events,” reports the AP.
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