It’s Getting Ugly

August 7, 2009 at 3:45 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Just received a blast email ticking off the latest attacks from the anti-reform crowd:

  • Last night in Tampa, Florida, a town hall meeting erupted into violence, with the police being called to break up fist fights and shoving matches
  • A Texas Democrat was shouted down by right-wing hecklers, many of whom admitted they didn’t even live in his district
  • One North Carolina representative announced he wouldn’t be holding any town-hall meetings after his office began receiving death threats
  • And in Maryland, protesters hung a Democratic congressman in effigy to oppose health-care reform.


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  1. Don’t they remember all the hostility in the Palin rallies during the campaign? That didn’t shine a good light on them then and it won’t now.

    I know, I should really be working. But you are a blogging machine today… it’s been a while.

  2. Hah, yeah I’ve been taking a break from the news cycle partly because I want a break before school starts and partly because its summer and I fear news outlets try to make something out of nothing to keep up ratings. Not entirely trusting of the news from mid July to end of August, but that’s just me

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