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sabra Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-05-09 10:48 AM
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Democrats accuse GOP of inciting mobs
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Source: CNN

WASHINGTON (CNN) The Democratic National Committee will amplify its charge that Republicans are responsible for inciting angry mobs of a small number of rabid right wing extremists to disrupt town hall meetings in a new 65 second Web video that will release Wednesday morning.

The video shows footage of angry constituents and protestors at recent events and then flashes pictures of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, House Minority Leader John Boehner, Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele, and even conservative talk radio icon Rush Limbaugh on the screen.

They lost the election, the narrator says. They lost on the recovery act, the budget and children's health care. They've lost the confidence of the American people after eight years of failed policies that ruined our economy and cost millions of jobs. Now, desperate Republicans and their well funded allies are organizing angry mobs just like they did during the election. Their goal? Destroy President Obama.

The DNC issued a sharp statement Tuesday accusing Republicans and GOP allies of encouraging and coordinating the disruptive behavior at the town hall meetings.

Read more: http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2009/08/05/democra... /
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