Hillary Clinton campaign uses rope to corral media in New Hampshire

Hillary Clinton campaign uses rope to corral media in New Hampshire

Hillary Clinton’s campaign caught some flack on social media this weekend after reporters were corralled behind a moving rope line as she marched in an Independence Day parade Saturday in Gorham, New Hampshire.

Clinton made a swing through the first-in-the-nation primary state over the holiday weekend to meet with grassroots organizers and march in the parade. But it was her campaign’s treatment of the press that is once again causing a stir.

As the Democratic presidential candidate set out on the mile-long parade route, she was hounded by press and a handful of protesters screaming about Benghazi, making it difficult for residents to see her. That prompted campaign aides to break out a length of white rope, which they held up as barrier between the press and Clinton, according to pool reports. Reporters were unable to hear Clinton’s interactions with supporters.

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