Proving he’s the most consistent, longest-running activist in the Shire, Dave Ridley from RidleyReport.com once again returns to Keene to occupy the hallways and confront bureaucrats and politicians with tough questions. If you want to jump straight to the encounter with Keene Police, it’s here. However, if you have time, it’s one of a series of entertaining videos Ridley recorded while attempting to attend a “public” meeting at Keene State College.
Ridley is known for his excellent “ambush” interviews of politicians and bureaucrats and this series doesn’t disappoint with ridiculous reactions a-plenty. In the initial video in the series, he actually gets some answers to his questions from city councilor Phil Jones:
Immediately after, the interactions return to what longtime Ridley Report viewers expect from bureaucrats and political people that Ridley ambushes – evading, cowardice, and excuses:
Someone calls KSC security and an officer Kelly responds demands Ridley’s name and threatens to order him off the campus and call Keene Police if he doesn’t go:
The encounter with KSC security officer Kelly continues while awaiting the arrival of KPD officers, where in one part the officer claims he’s just doing his job. Finally, two KPD officers arrive and demand Ridley leave the campus under threat of trespassing charges and arrest: (skip the walking – he included that for the record, I think)
Ridley then goes to a different city meeting at city hall, where all manner of ridiculous behavior was on display:
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