We spent most of Monday reporting on these tea-bagging crowds going to Democratic health care town hall meetings to shout down the hosts and shut the events down. It’s classic agitprop, very akin to the ‘Brooks Brothers riot’ down in Florida during the recount.
But where’s the other team?
Folks can whine on endlessly about outfits like Freedom Works putting these rackets together. But if the president’s plan has any public support they should be able to get supporters to these events too, right? Not to pull the Black Shirt routine but to provide some public demonstration that there’s real public support for making reform a reality.
If there is.
So that’s the question. Where’s the other team?
Josh Marshall is editor and publisher of TalkingPointsMemo.com.