Dear Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz, the congressman who doggedly pursued investigations of those damn emails but who refuses to consider Donald Trump’s potential conflicts of interest, got the reception he deserved when a crowd of over a thousand angry constituents booed him at a town hall Thursday night.
Diligent viewers of CNN and MSNBC this weekend might have seen, in the crowd at Washington University, a young man holding up a sign that read “STUDENT DEBT SUCKS VENMO @ ALBERTWU97.” I caught him Sunday afternoon during an MSNBC broadcast and, having already trudged through hours of punditry, found him a wonderful…
On Thursday, President Obama hosted a Town Hall meeting on race relations in Washington D.C. that aired on ABC, with guests affected by police violence in the United States. That included police officers and the families of Alton Sterling and Eric Garner. Garner’s daughter, Erica, was not happy with how it went.
CNN, for reasons known only to them and their makers, is hosting a series of “town halls” this week with the remaining three GOP candidates and their families. The Trump edition aired last night: it featured gentle questions from Anderson Cooper and a loving, adulatory audience. It was fucking gross. This whole…
Nine-year-old Tyren asked a question of Barack Obama at a New Orleans town hall. He asked "Why do people hate you and they're supposed to love you and God is love?" The question did not warm my heart.
[Chicago, August 18. Image via Getty]
The absolute last straw for me in this whole health care brou-ha-ha is contained in the video at left. Really, weepy woman? You want your country back? Well, let me tell you something: this land is my land too!