Activist Pours Fake Oil on Herself During Senate Hearing

June 10, 2010
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In Washington, the Texas shrimper and activist Diane Wilson was arrested on Wednesday for pouring fake oil on herself during a Senate energy hearing. Wilson took the dramatic action while Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski was questioning Interior Secretary Ken Salazar.

Diane Wilson, CodePink: "We are tired of the bailouts, and we are tired of being dumped on in the Gulf. I’m a commercial fisherma’am from the Gulf Of Mexico, and we’re tired of being dumped on!"