Allen West's Sanitized Town Halls

Allen West, as Susie suggests, has a bit of a problem. For as much as he likes to appear on Fox News and talk about what a good guy he is, he's really just a shyster pulling the wool over his constituents' eyes.

The so-called town halls he's holding? They're on private property rather than public property (churches, specifically), and all the questions are pre-screened in advance, despite his protestations to the contrary.

Watch the video above, where West's chief of staff says the index cards with questions are given to a "3rd party" (that would be church staff), who then sorts the questions before they are asked.

Nothing random there, nor is there any sincere effort to answer real questions from real constituents. It's sort of like a Fox News interview. It gives the appearance of sincerity, but it's just more scripted nonsense.

Here it is in action, at the town hall where Nicole Sandler was tossed out:

After Sandler was tossed into jail, she was held for 17 hours and says she was maced while there.


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