“Ninety percent of the audience will be there interested in what you have to say. It’s the other 5 or 10 percent who aren’t. They’re there to make a point.” — legislative aide, explaining why Senate Republicans have decided to stop holding town halls with
Updated 4/28 10:08 pm to reflect the fact, confirmed at http://aetownhall.com/node/119#new, that Americans Elect delegate BarberB has created the Americans Elect Town Hall website independently: “I built this website on my own with no support for AE, and in fact proposed this as the build
Update, 2/12/2012 @9:18PM: The Short Answer is “No.” The long answer is that Americans Elect refused to answer any probing, difficult questions. The affair, unfortunately, was a public relations event, not a democratic one. See details here. There’s a 501c4 corporation and political party on
John McCain is acting as if his life is at stake, as if he pleading the audience members not to physically attack him.
At a Town Hall on September 17, 2008 for which you had to get a ticket from the GOP to get in: Question: Governor Palin, there’s been quite a bit of discussion about your perceived lack of foreign policy experience. And I give you your
You know, the Republicans tried really hard to fix everything just right for Sarah Palin to take her first-ever question from an actual member of the American public. They shut down public access to the “town hall” in Grand Rapids so that people in the