“McCaskill hopes for common courtesy in town hall meetings”

“Senator McCaskill starts a series of town hall meetings on health care this week. She hopes to have several more throughout Missouri during the August Congressional break. But she hopes something does NOT happen at those meetings. .

Several members of Congress who’ve tried to hold town hall meetings on health care have found the meetings disrupted by disorderly crowds. Things were so raucous at last week’s St. Louis County meeting by Congressman Russ Carnahan that six people were arrested. McCaskill says one of her own staff members was called “a fat pig” in a meeting she set up just for opponents of the Obama health care plan. She hopes crowds at her town hall meetings show more courtesy than that.” Read More…

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~ by reformer9 on August 10, 2009.

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