Protester Who Attacked WI Lawmaker Unrepentant: "He Deserved to Be Assaulted Like That"
2:52 PM, Sep 16, 2011 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
Miles Kristan, the Madison protester ticketed for disorderly conduct after he allegedly poured beer on the heads of Republican lawmakers, refused to say during an interview with NBC's Milwaukee affiliate whether he is, in fact, the person who did the deed.
"Are you the one responsible for the beer attack?" a reporter asked Kristan.
"Not answering those questions," he replied.
But in a video posted on the YouTube account "TheBlueCheddar," Kristan brags about pouring a beer on the heads of three Republican assemblymen. "I went to the Best Western last night and bought myself a Miller High Life, sat next to Represenatiave John Nygren, Robin Vos, Scott Suder. And had a friend come in who was filiming. And the bartender told him to stop filiming, and I see the security guy coming to kick me out. So I got up and went with the beer and--[Kristan mimics pouring beer]--all three Republicans"
"I would never use physical force, but he deserved to be assaulted like that," Kristan said.