“Stage” is the perfect word, because this stunt is all staging. Or posturing, if you prefer.
JUST IN: Democrats staging sit-in on US House floor, reading the names of victims of gun violence – @LukeRussert pic.twitter.com/8bx3o6kjQc
— NBC Nightly News (@NBCNightlyNews) June 22, 2016
Quite a scene: @repjohnlewis staging a sit-in on the House floor in protest of Ryan not bringing up a gun votehttps://t.co/kS6XDpWscK
— Jonathan Martin (@jmartNYT) June 22, 2016
UPDATE: Brandon Morse breaks it all down here.