Sunday, August 9, 2009

Democrats May Stop Holding Town Halls

Though town halls are American as apple pie and one of the great examples of direct democracy, Democratic congressmen are thinking of trashing the concept, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Democrats have been holding town hall meetings in an effort to build support for healthcare-reform legislation, but opponents have been attending the events and voicing their opposition.

As a result, Democrats are reconsidering the town hall format for alternatives such as audio conferences and invitation-only small-group meetings.

Read the full story in the Wall Street Journal.

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