Agents Interrogate Teen
Julia Wilson, a 14-year-old honor student, was removed from her class and interrogated by Secret Service agents for writing “kill Bush” on her MySpace page. The teen said the agents’ “unnecessarily mean” questioning brought her to tears, but ultimately encouraged her activism against the Iraq war.
AP (via Yahoo!):
“I wasn’t dangerous. I mean, look at what’s (stenciled) on my backpack — it’s a heart. I’m a very peace-loving person,” said Wilson, an honor student who describes herself as politically passionate. “I’m against the war in Iraq. I’m not going to kill the president.”
Her mother, Kirstie Wilson, said two agents showed up at the family’s home Wednesday afternoon, questioned her and promised to return once her daughter was home from school.
After they left, Kirstie Wilson sent a text message to her daughter’s cell phone, telling her to come straight home: “There are two men from the secret service that want to talk with you. Apparently you made some death threats against president bush.”
“Are you serious!?!? omg. Am I in a lot of trouble?” her daughter responded.