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After hearing about all of the ruckus that was taking place all across the country at town hall meetings, I read that Congressman Gary Peters was hosting one himself down in West Bloomfield and decided to head down to check it out for myself.
A little over an hour later, after weaving in and out of orange barrels and cones from federal stimulus projects, I arrived in West Bloomfield, where I watched would-be town hall attendees form a line that was reminiscent of the last time I waited to hop on Cedar Point's Millennium Force. But only 800 of the literally thousands that showed up would be allowed to participate in what both local Republicans and Democrats promised would be another rancorous battle in the war over health care reform (read more).
West Bloomfield is a wealthy, predominantly Republican area... so note what was said about the audience mix.