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Wed Feb 20, 2013, 11:25 AM

John McCain Attacked By His Hate Filled Misinformed Constituents At Town Hall Meeting (VIDEO)


Blowback is very dangerous. For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. Many in the Republican Party are starting to find that out. Sadly it is materially affecting the entire country. The country is in a state of policy paralysis because of the monster the Republican Party, Fox News, and the Right Wing echo chamber have created in their zeal to slow down at best, or prevent at worst the policies of President Obamaís administration.

In order to build enough popular opposition to stifle policies that the vast majority of Americans want, it was necessary to use misinformation, lies, and fear. The expectation was that it would have prevented passage of the Affordable Care Act. It did not. In a gerrymandered country it was enough to cede the House of Representative to the Republicans in 2010. This ultimately stifled the execution of necessary policies to move the economy into a more robust mode, because of Republican adherence to the provably failed supply side ideology, that states that the wealthy are job creators and taxing them will cost jobs.

The problem is when you lie to a constituency to get elected or to disrupt policies, they assume that the policies you will support are in line with the lies they believed. Henceforth, McCainís town hall meeting is a visible result of his own and his Partyís creation. They are faced with a hate filled misinformed constituency that will be disappointed when both parties are forced to work together to move the country forward.

Senator McCain had his hands full.

McCain Constituent

Why did the army go down there and stop them. Because the only thing that stops them I am afraid to say, itís too damn bad, but is a gun.


The hate in this constituentís voice is palpable. That he wants to treat a mostly socio-economic problem with a gun is directly related to the lie he believes about border security. The border is now more secure than it has ever been. There is a net zero migration into America from the southern border.

McCain Constituent

Cutoff their welfare and all their stuff and they will go back.


This misinformed constituent is of the belief that most undocumented workers are on welfare. The reality is that this is one of the biggest fallacies put out by the Right Wing echo chamber. The work ethic of the undocumented worked many times exceeds that of the American worker and many times employers turn a blind eye to find these workers. There would have been no housing boom without these workers. The lifestyle of the suburban families with lawn service and homecare would be much less appealing as they travelled into the inner cities to work during the day and flee by night.

McCain said America could not deport 11 million people. The crowed gave a sigh of disapproval and asked why. McCain responded that we are a Judeo Christian country. That did not seem to quiet this crowd who generally like to profess family values. Hypocrisy?

See the full video HERE.

McCain Constituent

You said build the damn fence. Where is the fence? Thatís not a fence.


This constituent must have been waiting for the electrified fences with trenches filled with alligators. McCain had to shut this particular constituent down by telling him he had enough.

McCain Constituent

You are saying its 11 million, it is more like 30 million.


This constituent was simply misinformed by the Right Wing echo chamber. What was amazing is that McCain told the constituent that what he was saying was not true and that he could not allow him to misinform the audience. Is that not what McCain, his Party, Fox News, and the Right Wing echo chamber have been doing during the Presidentís entire administration? It is going to be hard for them to reign in those they have riled up, lied to, and misinformed for so long.
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egbertowillies Feb 2013 OP
yardwork Feb 2013 #1
kairos12 Feb 2013 #17
bluestateguy Feb 2013 #2
rdharma Feb 2013 #10
John2 Feb 2013 #13
southernyankeebelle Feb 2013 #3
leftyohiolib Feb 2013 #4
rdharma Feb 2013 #5
louis-t Feb 2013 #6
Jeff In Milwaukee Feb 2013 #9
frylock Feb 2013 #11
Jeff In Milwaukee Feb 2013 #12
Agschmid Feb 2013 #16
leftyohiolib Feb 2013 #7
wandy Feb 2013 #8
kairos12 Feb 2013 #14
unionthug777 Feb 2013 #15

Response to egbertowillies (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 11:32 AM

1. Very interesting. Thank you.

I've often thought of the Tea Party and its brethren as a wasp nest. The Republicans riled up that wasp nest and now it is not going to be easy to get the wasps calmed down again.

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Response to yardwork (Reply #1)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 11:04 PM

17. I think of it more like a knocked over outhouse--hard to get the crap back in the house

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Response to egbertowillies (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 11:49 AM

2. These people feel a changing world closing in on them

Their white male, Christian, heterosexual dominated world is slipping away from them and they cannot handle it.

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Response to bluestateguy (Reply #2)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 02:08 PM

10. "Hitler in the Bunker Mentality"

 

"They can't handle it!"

Boy howdy, ain't that the truth!

If you think McCain's town hall crowd was crazy, you should see what's being said in the "political forums" of some of the gun nutter websites!

Take the racist paranoid crazy of McCain's town hall crowd, multiply that by ten, and throw threats of "second amendment solutions" into the mix.

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Response to bluestateguy (Reply #2)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 04:54 PM

13. This is my

 

take on it. Certain people in this Country cannot handle a changing America. That crowd was mostly white and old. Most of these people that came to this country are not violating any laws. They came here to look for jobs just like their ancestors. My advice to that old gentlemen would be to settle down and enjoy the rest of his life because life is short. Time and America are not dictated by any person. The color of some one's skin doesn't matter as long as they are Americans. Hispanics nor Latinos threaten me, as long as they believe in the same ideas other Americans believe in. The Republican Party needs to diversify and represent all Americans, not just one ethnic group. He should have asked how many people in that town hall got Government assistance. And if they did, they got the nerve to criticize any other American that don't look like them. That is the way I feel about it when I hear people like these talk about welfare and stuff. If you are in this country and need food or health care assistance, I feel you should get it myself.

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Response to egbertowillies (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 11:51 AM

3. This is what happens when Fox News and right wing talk radio say things to gullible

 

people who believe the lies. Pretty sad situation. Now they have to live with the lies. Hopefully these people will open their eyes and get out of the fog.

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Response to egbertowillies (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 11:52 AM

4. i disagree it's the willingness of stupid people to be turned into sheeple that brought us here

 

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Response to egbertowillies (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 11:59 AM

5. Lay down with the dogs and you'll get fleas.

 

McCain pandered to these hateful Tea Billies when he thought it was to his political advantage. Now the chickens have come home to roost.

Couldn't have happened to a nicer or more deserving guy!

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Response to egbertowillies (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 12:23 PM

6. If this behavior doesn't wake McCain up

Nothing will.

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Response to louis-t (Reply #6)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 01:41 PM

9. Nothing Will...

McCain has about three functioning brain cells left up there. It's like somebody gave Abe Simpson a seat in the United States Senate.

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Response to Jeff In Milwaukee (Reply #9)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 03:15 PM

11. Dear Mr. President. There are too many states nowadays. Please eliminate three..

P.S. I am not a crackpot.

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Response to frylock (Reply #11)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 03:34 PM

12. And if you were Rick Perry, you could only name two! (nt)

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Response to Jeff In Milwaukee (Reply #12)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 05:59 PM

16. Lmao... thanks n/t

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Response to egbertowillies (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 12:29 PM

7. hillarious mccain said i have to stop you when you say things that arent true but they are repeating

 

what you told them - ooooo the irony

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Response to egbertowillies (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 12:58 PM

8. What's a mother (GOP co.) to do...........

Don't change you're "Image" and loose national prominence.
or.....
Change you're "Image" and loose you're base. (The only ones hateful enough to love these mothers.)

Save us ObyFrank'con Luntz, you're the only one who can help!

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Response to egbertowillies (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 04:57 PM

14. Good side to this-it probably means he won't run in 2016

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Response to egbertowillies (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 04:59 PM

15. i think

they should hold all these immigration meetings on a reservation !!!!!

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