Activist obscures All-Star scoreboard with giant banner
Many people see major sporting events as a chance for them to promote their message, like the guy who interrupted Malcolm Smith's Super Bowl press conference to let everyone know his thoughts on Sept. 11. At last night's All-Star Game, someone decided to drape a giant banner over the centerfield scoreboard proclaiming "LOVE WATER, NOT OIL".
"Love Water, Not Oil", is a Minnesota-based organization which is opposed to the expansion Enbridge Pipeline, a pipeline which carries oil from Canada, down through North Dakota and Minnesota, and finally to tankers in the Great Lakes.
Recently, Canada approved a proposal to allow the pipeline to be extended to the Pacific Ocean.
- Dan Gartland