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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 ...
 
 
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18 Feb
Andrew Klavan @andrewklavan
Funny, I don't remember the Tea Party comprising dirty, incoherent hippies. https://t.co/pNm8nMAiJJ
17 Feb
Michael F Ozaki MD @brontyman
Meet the anti-Trump protesters tapping the Tea Party’s playbook https://t.co/7FvFeeEmaK
17 Feb
Newsweek @Newsweek
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17 Feb
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