Crowds WALK OUT during Obama’s speech at rare campaign trail appearance in Maryland

A rare appearance on the campaign trail by President Obama in Maryland on Sunday night to support Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown, right, was marred by a stream of crowd members leaving soon after the president started to speak and a yelling heckler

A rare appearance on the campaign trail by President Obama in Maryland on Sunday night to support Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown, right, was marred by a stream of crowd members leaving soon after the president started to speak and a yelling heckler.

(SOURCE)   A rare appearance on the campaign trail by President Obama on Sunday night was marred by a steady stream of crowd members leaving early and even a yelling heckler.

The president had shown up at the Democratic rally in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, near Washington, to support Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown, who is running for governor.

With Obama’s approval levels hovering around record lows, many candidates from his party have been wary of appearing with the president during their election races because of his sagging popularity.

Which way to the exit? People depart a Maryland gymnasium soon after President Obama started making a campaign speech on Sunday

Which way to the exit? People depart a Maryland gymnasium soon after President Obama started making a campaign speech on Sunday.

Roughly 8,000 people packed a high school gymnasium – with more in an overflow crowd next-door – where Obama adopted his party’s mantra for this election season by claiming the midterms would come down to one thing: ‘Who is going to fight for you?’

‘The Republican Party can keep telling you what they’re against,’ Obama said, riffing off a long list: affordable health care, immigration reform, action on climate change, to name a few. ‘But the good news is Democrats keep telling you what things we’re for.’

But no sooner had the president started to speak that a steady stream of people started to make for the exits and at one point a heckler even interrupted his remarks.

The heckler was a pro-immigration-reform protester holding a handwritten sign reading ‘#Not1More.’

‘The problem is, I’m actually for immigration reform,’ said Obama. ‘Of course, he should be protesting the folks who are blocking it, but that’s OK.’

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