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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