Why are people upset? Why are they showing up at town hall meetings?
The answer is the Obama proposal.
Professor Robert Samuelson destroyed BO's proposal: Obama's Health Care Will Make It Worse
"One of the bewildering ironies of the health care debate is that President Obama claims to be attacking the status quo when he's actually embracing it.
Ever since Congress created Medicare and Medicaid in 1965, health politics has followed a simple logic: Expand benefits and talk about controlling costs.
That's the status quo, and Obama faithfully adheres to it.
While denouncing skyrocketing health spending, he would increase it by extending government health insurance to millions more Americans."
What about all of those protests?
It turns out that they are genuine.
We don't like screaming or name calling but these protests are real.
They represent real concern over taxes and a huge expansion of the federal government.
On the other hand, Jack Tapper of ABC reports that the Democrats are organizing their responses: Painting Protestors as "Partisan Mobs with Lies About Health Reform," Democrats Rally Their Own Activists to Visit Members of Congress at Town Halls, District Offices!
Who is being driven to the meetings? Check again.
The opposition also includes small businessmen: Chamber of Commerce opposed to Obama's plans!
Who are these small businessmen? They are the single largest job creators in the US. They are the retailer, the printer and small manufacturier in your town.
Last, but not least, the polls confirm that the protests represent public opinion: Drooping polls undercut scripted protest claims!
P.S. Who is the angry mob? Check out this video. I'm sure that you will see yourself or one of your neighbors in this crowd: