The staged and well-funded GOP attacks on Democratic town hall meetings are beginning to reach fever pitch. Lee Harvey Kostric's pistol display at President Obama's town hall meeting in New Hampshire was an obvious shot across the bow, and it's just a matter of time before we see citizens and Democratic politicians slaughtered at the hands of a Republican lunatic -- and this is not a good sign:
Town hall disruptions around the country have led to some outbreaks of violence. Unions participating in town halls have received death threats. At an event held by Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) last week, the threat of violence led her aides to call the police after one attendee dropped a gun.
"Yelling and screaming is counterproductive," she told the Sierra Vista Herald at a Congress on Your Corner event last week. There, one visitor dropped a gun at the meet n' greet held in a Douglas Safeway, her staff says.
"We have never felt the need before to notify law enforcement when we hold these events," said spokesman C.J. Karamargin. Read on...
We've seen the fake victims and health care reform proponents having their cars vandalized, and I honestly can't believe that any Democratic member of Congress wouldn't be setting up heavy security at their town hall meetings. Will this finally be enough proof to get the President and Attorney General Holder involved now? How about the DHS?