Want information from your congresscritter regarding the issues affecting you? Good luck with that.
Wingnuts receive marching orders on how to disrupt upcoming town halls with phony outrage…From the GOP harassment memo, entitled “best practices”:
All of that in contrast to the massive and real grassroots protests that occurred over the last eight years over disastrous and actually illegal Bush Administration policies that were carried out with nary a peep of corporate media coverage (other than to marginalize, lampoon, and otherwise disparage them as "unAmerican").
Artificially Inflate Your Numbers. The objective is to put the Rep on the defensive.Notice the complete lack of anything resembling "have your facts well-prepared for Q&A sessions."
Be Disruptive Early And Often
Try To “Rattle Him,” Not Have An Intelligent Debate
The media is having a field day with this, and unsurprisingly, are getting it wrong. This is no “grassroots movement.” This is another rightwing-manufactured teabagging.
Remember when the news used to give you something called… let’s see now, what was it… uh, facts? All we get now is variations on shit like Senator, your republican opponent says your bill calls for the mercy killings of thousands. Why do you hate freedom, you murderer? Even formerly-dignified wonk shows are featuring loonytoon haters such as Michelle Malkin and that Orly Taintz Borat character. I’m so fucking disgusted I could puke.