Meet the anti-Trump protesters tapping the Tea Party’s playbook
Original story at Newsweek• 4 mentions • 3 months ago
Newsweek 3 months ago
Doug Todd had never organized a political event, and before February, he had never even been to a protest. But several weeks ago, he helped pack 200 people into the Tower Theatre in Roseville, California, for a town hall meeting with local Congressman Tom Price. An overflow crowd of nearly 800 more swarmed the sidewalk in this suburb north of Sacramento, waving signs and chanting against Republicans’ plans to repeal Obamacare. The veteran GOP congressman, who won his district with 61 percent of the vote in November, ultimately fled the scene behind a police escort, making national headlines. Related: Immigrants ...