More evidence—vivid, too—that this Tea-head extremism has little popular support.
It kinda makes you wonder where the Walker/Kasich types got all those votes in their
electoral “sweep” last year…
VIDEO: Paul Ryan Booed At Town Hall For Defending Tax Breaks For The Wealthy
ThinkProgress filed this report from a town hall meeting in Milton, WI.
Earlier this week, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) embarked on a series of town halls across his southern Wisconsin congressional district. Ryan has gained notoriety in recent weeks as the architect of the Republican budget which extends tax breaks for the wealthy and phases out Medicare. House Republicans voted 235-4 in favor of the plan.
Overflow crowds for Paul Ryan town halls
By JENNIFER HABERKORN
KENOSHA, Wis. – Record crowds of supporters and opponents flooded town hall meetings throughout southeastern Wisconsin on Tuesday to hear Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) defend his plan to trim government spending – including controversial changes to the Medicare program.