Via CNN: Columnist and author Eric Alterman was arrested Sunday night inside the debate spin room and charged with criminal trespass after police sa
June 3, 2007

Alterman-Debate-Arrested Via CNN:

Columnist and author Eric Alterman was arrested Sunday night inside the debate spin room and charged with criminal trespass after police say he refused repeated orders to leave

Alterman writes a column for “The Nation” and writes the “Altercation” blog for Media Matters. He also has authored several books, including “Why Presidents Lie.” Read more...

Eric explains himself at Eschaton.

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