Maddow On Tea Baggers: “There Is A Script For This Stuff”

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Watch Rachel Maddow’s segment on the tea party/anti-health care reform protesters.

Gives you a pretty good sense of what these disruptions are like–what features they share in common. It’s hard to know how many member town halls will be (or have been) similarly disrupted, but that’s only one of the goals of the protesters. Another goal is to create a narrative in the media about the organic rise of a populist anti-reform backlash; and the jury’s still out on whether that effort will succeed.

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Brian Beutler is TPM's senior congressional reporter. Since 2009, he's led coverage of health care reform, Wall Street reform, taxes, the GOP budget, the government shutdown fight and the debt limit fight. He can be reached at brian@talkingpointsmemo.com
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