Krugman: Town Hall Health Care Reform Protesters Are Racist

August 7, 2009 at 10:15 am  ·  Category: Obama, Politics

That is, the driving force behind the town hall mobs is probably the same cultural and racial anxiety that’s behind the “birther” movement, which denies Mr. Obama’s citizenship.  Senator Dick Durbin has suggested that the birthers and the health care protesters are one and the same; we don’t know how many of the protesters are birthers, but it wouldn’t be surprising if it’s a substantial fraction.

– Paul Krugman, “The Town Hall Mob”, The New York Times, August 7

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One Response to “Krugman: Town Hall Health Care Reform Protesters Are Racist”
  • God bless the freedom loving people of NH.

    Crazyhare  ·  Aug 11, 2009 at 11:11 am  ·  Permalink

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