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How To Survive An Angry Town Hall
Daily Caller, by David Benkof

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 4/20/2017 5:08:03 AM

Republican members of Congress have grown increasingly wary of town hall meetings, which have become liberal rallies in districts nationwide, with hundreds of progressives denouncing conservative policies and chanting slogans like “Do Your Job!” It’s the Tea Party in reverse. Some GOP legislators have tried to regulate the events, with restrictions like ID checks and maximum sign sizes. Others have replaced them with sterile “electronic town halls” with pre-screened questions – and dozens have canceled them altogether. Being a representative under fire can be uncomfortable and messy, but so is democracy. There’s no magic formula for a successful town hall, but prudent members

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: F15 Gork, 4/20/2017 5:25:24 AM     (No. 11227363)

On the other hand, ya´ll could just stay in Washington and do your job. Results will get you re-elected. Trying to talk to these commie mobs is a waste of time.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: rabidrepublican, 4/20/2017 6:48:20 AM     (No. 11227396)

Pepper spray.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: hpmatt, 4/20/2017 6:48:43 AM     (No. 11227397)

My congressman Rino weasel Pete Sessions - stopped having them a few years ago - don´t know if he was tired of saying ´how conservative he was´ while doing otherwise or if he just got tired of visiting his district in Dallas instead of his home where he lives in Florida.

Guy sends out a newsletter showing him meeting with this group or that (after shaking them down for campaign cash) or some group smiling at their visit w the big Rules Cmte Chair in DC....

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Reply 4 - Posted by: hoosierblue, 4/20/2017 7:15:05 AM     (No. 11227424)

It´s simple. No one gets into the meeting that isn´t a constituent of the speaker. (Check drivers license at the door to make sure they live in the district.) Any constituent getting rowdy once inside would be escorted out or arrested. Let them parade outside all they want as long as they do it peacefully.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: krause, 4/20/2017 7:51:33 AM     (No. 11227459)

I believe they should call one of the obnoxious leaders of he protest up onto the stage to state their demands and why and how they will work. Put him/her in the spotlight so they can make a fool of themselves.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: FleetUSA, 4/20/2017 8:37:45 AM     (No. 11227514)

Only district residents should be allowed in.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: winnie1, 4/20/2017 8:43:25 AM     (No. 11227516)

Just ask what State are you from because you don´t look familiar? Then ask which bus did you come in on? Followed by what did George Soros pay for the rental of the Bus and your duplicate posters.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 4/20/2017 10:18:09 AM     (No. 11227665)

My local government has telephone townhalls -they either call you and you stay on the line, or you call in to a pre-arranged number. They notify us a few days in advance that they´re having one. You can ask questions and they answer them. There´s a call screener who asks you the subject of your call (probably to prep the staff to prepare to research an answer). Works like a charm. I actually enjoy listening to them and even stumped the town council once with my question.

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