Tuesday, August 11, 2009

"It Can't Be About Who's The Loudest"

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IN THE LION'S DEN

Sen. Claire McCaskill's town hall tour continued today in Hillsboro at Jefferson College.

The emotion tied to health care was audibly unavoidable, but that wasn't the worst of it. Two women were escorted out of the auditorium. Most in the hall appeared to be opposed to any type of healthcare reform.

*WATCH RAW FOOTAGE ABOVE*

*WATCH MORE RAW FOOTAGE HERE*

Talking Points Memo has video of a protestor being removed by police HERE

The Associated Press reports that the woman, Maxine Johnson of St. Louis, brought in a sign with a picture of Rosa Parks and the words, "First Lady of Civil Rights." Signs were not allowed at the event.

WATCH KY3's Marie Saavedra's REPORT HERE

McCaskill will hold a similar forum in Springfield on September 1st. A location has not yet been determined.

1 comment:

gumshoe said...

She handled that brilliantly. Way to represent Harry Truman's old seat.