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GOP Rep. Herger: ‘Our democracy has never been threatened as much as it is today.’

By Amanda Terkel  

"GOP Rep. Herger: ‘Our democracy has never been threatened as much as it is today.’"

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At a town hall meeting this week, “a partisan crowd of over 2,000 people” cheered on Rep. Wally Herger’s (R-CA) fear-mongering about the Obama administration and its policy proposals:

Herger did not hold back on his opinion of the health care plan and the administration’s appointment of “czars” to head various departments and task forces. “Our democracy has never been threatened as much as it is today,” Herger said to a loud standing ovation.

The audience also loudly cheered a man who stood up and declared himself to be “a proud right wing terrorist.” “Amen, God bless you,” Herger responded. “There is a great American.” (HT: Huffington Post)

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