Why don't the heathens rage? | Arkansas Blog

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Why don't the heathens rage?

Posted By on Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 4:09 PM

Politico reports that some of the steam has gone out of town hall meetings with congressmen this summer, though the GOP is still trying to stoke up the heat.

While there’s little evidence suggesting that voter frustration has changed dramatically in the past year, nevertheless, with the August 2010 congressional break nearly behind them, Democrats are breathing a sigh of relief. The reason? They have largely avoided a repeat of the headline-grabbing town hall brawls that became a defining moment in the health care debate last summer.

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