Occupy Iowa protesters took on Republican presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann's campaign headquarters on Saturday and several ended up in police custody. According to Russell Goldman of ABC News, ten of the protesters were arrested, including a 14-year-old girl. Bachmann suggested that the protesters "had come at the behest of President Obama."
"The people outside are President Obama's re-election advance team. That's what you're seeing outside. What they recognize is that I'm the greatest threat to Barack Obama's re-election and I intend to be," Bachmann told reporters outside her office. She's busy preparing for Tuesday's Iowa caucus, the nation's first.
Plenty of young people -- many, according to ABC, bused in from her alma mater, Oral Roberts University -- were there to support Bachmann as well, at least inside headquarters. Both Newt Gingrich and Rick Perry were also greeted by Occupy protesters, though neither blamed Obama, and hundreds more are expected to arrive by caucus day, Jan. 3.