Jeff Flake (R-AZ) Townhall Draws Thousands
No fights at this Townhall: Union thugs strangely absent.
No fights at this Townhall so the SEIU union thugs must have been absent.
“I think people are justifiably angry at the way Congress has been operating,” -Rep. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz.
From what I have read so far the event was (relatively) well behaved and other than some heated disagreements, which is to be expected, it was a civil exchange of ideas. Now here is a Parliament fight to watch.
Rep. Flake took and responded to UNSCRIPTED questions from the people:
Q: Do you believe that the Democrats will be using this bill as a means to an end to get everyone on a government healthcare system?
A: Yes, this legislation “will inevitably lead to [everyone being on] a single-payer system,” …to have insurance, you’ll have to be on the government’s rolls.
Q: How in the world can we allow our children to have to pay for this down the road?
A: “We are committing generational theft”
Q: How do you respond to the idea that the government will essentially be setting standards on who lives and who dies?
A: The “government will have to ration either by costs or by services. It’s a legitimate fear of many that the government will start to ration services.”
More video I can not get to embed:
Fox 10 News
ABC 15 News
I want to credit Andrew Meeusen who attend this event and provided the photos. If you have the time follow him on Twitter: http://twitter.com/DBacks08
DISCLAIMER: I so wanted to go but this having to work thing got in the way.