We’re getting a series of videos from the townhall down in Tampa. Here’s one video from one of the entry ways into the venue as the organizers were trying to shut the doors — apparently because they were over fire code capacity.
And some of the chants from inside, as reported by the St. Petersburg Times …
[Rep. Castor] pressed on, mostly unheard among the screams from the audience of more than 200.
“Tell the truth! Tell the truth!”
“Read the bill!”
“Forty-million illegals! Forty million illegals!”
The spectacle at the Children’s Board in Ybor City sounded more like a wrestling cage match than a panel discussion on national policy, and it was just the latest example of a health care meeting disrupted by livid protesters.
Josh Marshall is editor and publisher of TalkingPointsMemo.com.