Monday, August 03, 2009

Health Care War -OR- Total Distrust of Gov. Syndrome (Videos)

Clearly, someone needs to do a better job of selling his health care package. For starters, it would help if "public option" had a catchier name (along the lines of universal health care!). And it's high time that Obama put that list of emails to use. It's time to send out the troops!

Think Progress reports that "Democratic members of Congress are increasingly being confronted by “angry, sign-carrying mobs and disruptive behavior” at local town halls. This past weekend, Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) was the latest victim of the right’s strategy, where protesters followed him and chanted “just say no” to health care."

Total Distrust of Government Syndrome

TPM: '[T]ea party' movement types, organized by highly-funded corporate backed outfits like "Freedom Works" are putting together a plan to disrupt and shut down as many town hall events as possible.

Right-Wing Harassment Strategy Against Dems Detailed In Memo: ‘Yell,’ ‘Stand Up And Shout Out,’ ‘Rattle Him’