More evidence of his outreach to today's troubled youths.
The raw unedited video from the two flip cameras embeded below.
This way you can decide for yourself if it was a 'Hug' or actually 'Ambushed'.
Etheridge has issued an apology for his behavior:
"I deeply and profoundly regret my reaction and I apologize to all involved," he said. "Throughout my many years of service to the people of North Carolina, I have always tried to treat people from all viewpoints with respect. No matter how intrusive and partisan our politics can become, this does not justify a poor response. I have and I will always work to promote a civil public discourse. And will be swearing off of martini's before 10 in the morning"
I might have added that last line.
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PREVIOUSLY: The original video of the douche's behavior here.