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21 August 2009

Washington Post, Editorial

The hostility and anger on display at some recent town hall meetings are disturbing. Shouting down lawmakers is not the best way to get answers to legitimate questions or to propose alternatives to pending health insurance reform legislation. The presence of firearms near events with President Obama this month, however, took our concern to a whole new level. It seems to have started when William Kostric showed up outside the president's health-care forum in New... (

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