Hooliganism is commonly associated, these days, with sporting events. As in the hooligans that willfully and wantonly disrupt events with their rowdy behavior. Republicans and other teabaggers have adopted this tactic to disrupt what would otherwise be events that are part and parcel with the democratic process of information exchange.
Witness Saturday’s town hall meeting with Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D – TX 25) and his constituents. The meeting was disrupted by hooligans. Hooligans who wouldn’t let the meeting occur. They disrupted the meeting by shouting Nancy Reagan’s often quoted aphorism on the
But in this case, I guess, they aren’t concerned with drug abuse. They are concerned with all of the things that the Democrats have accomplished this year in
And now they want to “just say no” to health care.
So really, hooligans of