Tea Partier Forced To Break Down Flag Pole, Occupy Protesters Left Alone

In the following footage, a tea party event was required to disassemble or dispose of any pole or stake over 2 ft long. Matthew Purdy, who had taken his flag across America or an epic walk for freedom, was required to disassemble his flag as he entered the capitol grounds. However, as occupiers rallied under similar circumstances they were allowed to have a variety of poles and stakes up to 6 ft. long, without a word from the capitol police.