Fisticuffs Break out at Senator Nelson's Event in Miami

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The debate over health care might be heated across the nation, but leave it to Miamians to turn it violent. 

Luis Perrero, a 65-year-old man demonstrating in favor of health-care reform, was punched in the face and knocked to ground by a man who disagreed with him, according to Naked Politics.  The violence occurred outside a Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce event headlined by democratic Sen. Bill Nelson. The aggressor, who gave only the name Raul to Naked Politics, said Perrero had cursed at him Spanish. 

"It was totally uncalled for. The guy may have had words with him, but he didn't have to hit him in the face," Wilhelmina Ford (who either just happens to share names with two modeling agencies or has a knack for crafting fake names when talking to the press) told NP.

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