Anger as Performance Art: The Town Hall Revolt

The Athens NEWS | August 12, 2009
Why do I get so angry about yahoos hollering at congressmen during town-hall meetings? I've seen a lot of this as a news reporter over the years, and am convinced the juiced-up anger is more performance than sincere expression. But, alas, it seems to be working, something one can't say about the tactics of health-care reformers.

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