Former Philadelphia health commissioner Dr. Walter H. Tsou can't help but let out a light-hearted laugh when he talks about flatulence.
But for Tsou, the reason why he and others — including some Democratic delegates who support former candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders — plan to eat beans and pass gas at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia is anything but a laughing matter.
"It's a whimsical way of raising a protest," Tsou told NBC News. "There's a lot of things that stink about this whole democratic primary process."
Billed as a "fart-in," the coordinated assault on the olfactory system is scheduled for July 28 both inside the Wells Fargo Center and outside on the street, at the moment presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton accepts the party's nomination, organizer Cheri Honkala told NBC News.
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