Say What?

Abby Zimet

The crazies, it seems, are everywhere. Obama's health care speech here
in Portland yesterday brought out, not just roaring helicopters from the
placid sky, but a rowdy, bell-ringing, larger-than-some-of-us-expected
crowd of Don't Tread on Me-ers, complete with "Marxist In Chief" and
"Obama Lies Granny Dies" signs. Vacationland never felt so far from its
peaceable roots. Now comes news
that more wingnuts are sending threatening letters to over 30
governors, including Maine's, demanding they leave office or be "removed
forcefully." The scariest thing about the so-called Guardians of the
Free Republics isn't their fervor or "ideas" or dreadful spelling - it's that we
truly have no idea what they're talking about. 


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