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Report: Protester Who Called Andrew Breitbart “Gay” Identified As A Democratic Official

Last month Andrew Breitbart spoke at the conservative Right Nation conferences outside of Chicago, and after finding out that some liberal protesters had decided to camp out near the venue of an event he was headlining with Glenn Beck, Breitbart decided to face the crowd and ask, “what are you protesting?” In the ensuing kerfuffle, a woman is alleged to have derisively said of Mr. Breitbart “I think he’s gay!” Well now that individual appears to have been identified by Breitbart’s own Big Government site as Sue Walton, a Democratic Official from Illinois.

Writing for Big Government, Andrew Marcus reports:

During last month’s Right Nation gathering just outside of Chicago, Andrew Breitbart found himself confronting a group of angry protesters who had been bussed in by the Democratic Party. Full coverage of that epic protest failure can be found here.

At one point a protester wearing an orange rain parka can be heard casting what she seemed to think was a homophobic aspersion about Breitbart, exclaiming, “I think he’s gay!”

This person has now been identified by multiple sources as a local Democratic Party official named Sue Walton.

We spoke with Sue Walton by phone to tell her that she had been identified, and to offer her a chance to comment and/or deny that she attended the protest, and/or to deny the accuracy of the quote attributed to her. Walton declined our offer, twice.

Watch the video report (including footage from the incident) below:

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