Leaked Audio Reveals Anti-Trump Forces Manufacturing Hostile Town Hall


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"Leaked audio from an anti-Trump protest group meeting reveals activists with anti-Trump group Indivisible plotting how to best manufacture a hostile environment at a town hall with Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana on Friday.

The audio, obtained by local radio station KPEL, reveals a coordinated effort to create the public impression that Cassidy’s support for Trump is unpopular with his constituents. The activists, who describe themselves as liberals in the audio, can be heard strategizing how to best turn a local town hall into a political victory. (RELATED: Democrats Behind Mexico City Demonstration Against Tillerson)

The activists split up into an “inside team” — tasked with occupying “as many seats as we can” and an “outside team,” whose job was to “give [the media] the coverage they want” before joining the others inside. Activists were instructed to dress like conservatives and leave at home “any signifier that you’re a liberal” in order to blend in with constituents.

The leftist activists strategized how best to “dominate” the question-and-answer section of the town hall and keep anyone “sympathetic” to Cassidy from asking a question.

The audio also reveals the activists laughing about “the poor people of Breaux Bridge” — local constituents — who might get stuck behind them. Local news coverage of the town hall said that “many attendees were turned away” from the town hall due to “capacity restrictions.”

Game plan number one is to fill as many seats as we can, right? If it’s all of us in there and the poor people of Breaux Bridge are sitting behind us, well then tough luck for them,” said one organizer, identified by KPEL as James Proctor. His “poor people” comment drew laughs from the other activists.

“If we can arrange it so he doesn’t hear one sympathetic question–great. That only magnifies our impact,” Proctor said.

KPEL identified Proctor as the leader of Indivisible Acadiana, a local branch of the national Indivisible organization, which has organized hostile Republican town halls all around the country. (RELATED: Anti-Trump Protesters To Begin Soliciting Tax-Deductible Donations)

“The Indivisible Guide does say that when you start to lose the meeting, that’s when you boo and hiss,” one unidentified activist can be heard saying. “Right, I was going to say that,” another activist replied. Local news outlet The Advertiser reported that members of the crowd “frequently interrupted, expressing disagreement with some of Cassidy’s positions and shouting out their own questions.”

“The outside team will join the inside team in the hall after media coverage,” Proctor states at one point. “So what we’ll do is we’ll try to dominate enough, because–remember, the camera people especially are looking for some ‘b-roll’ and some quotes.”

“They’ve got three or four things to cover that day, this is just one of them,” Proctor said of media covering the town hall. “So we make sure we give them the coverage they want, and then everyone breaks and goes inside.”

Video from outside the event posted on YouTube shows protesters chanting, “Love not hate, that’s what makes America great.” One woman appears to be reading the chant from a script.

The activists can be heard in the audio referencing a partner group’s protest of Sen. Cassidy in Metairie, Louisiana, as a possible source of inspiration. Protesters at that event booed the name “Jesus” during the opening prayer.

One woman can be heard on the audio saying she was in contact with the national Indivisible organization, a statement that Indivisible Acadiana denied over email after this article was published, claiming they: “were not in direct contact with the national group but “were in direct contact with some Indivisible groups in the Louisiana area who are also constituents of Senator Cassidy.”

Congressional Republicans have faced a wave of hostile town halls in recent weeks, due in part to the work of Indivisible and other leftist groups. (RELATED: Leader Of Portland Anti-Trump Protests Charged With Sexually Abusing Minor)
Indivisible recently partnered up with Organizing for Action, the activist group aligned with former President Obama, NBC News reported earlier this month. Additionally, Indivisible announced the formation of a new non-profit, designed to help fund the group’s efforts with tax-deductible donations.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was the target of similar protest efforts while on a diplomatic visit to Mexico. Although on foreign soil, that protest was organized by Democrats Abroad Mexico — an official arm of the Democratic party."

dailycaller.com/2017/02/27/leaked-audio-reveals-anti-trump-forces-manufacturing-hostile-town-hall/

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If only Dems had put half this effort into effective governance when they were in power.
Put then they’d still be in power.


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lol


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Conflict is the Marxist governance theory…


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Hope it backfires on 'em in a big way.
At least their cover has been blown.


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They are the extreme left the liberals within the liberals…Liars…
I think that regular Democrats will have second thoughts about their party because these anarchists doesn’t represent them.
Also very interesting statements made by a Democrat congressman on Tucker show, who said the illegals are good because they are cheap work that make low prices for food

. Yea, so if there are more illegals then the companies doesn’t go in foreign countries anymore. And they can vote the minimal wage to $50 because anyway to keep prices of the goods low, companies hire illegals…???


#8

Show of hands, is anyone actually surprised by this?


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This is just called… Organizing and activism? How is this nefarious?


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Because the purpose of these “protesters” is specifically to shut down discourse on the subject. Protesting should encourage discussion while promoting your position peacefully. These people are just causing a ruckus to prevent the side they disagree with from being able to discuss their positions with their constituents. Then, when the Town Hall meetings are cancelled because the governors and senators can’t accomplish anything at them due to the protesters, those same protesters turn around and accuse them of being unwilling to engage in discussion.


#11

That’s what a protest is. I hope they shut them all down. For those sooooo concerned this is right out of the Tea Party playbook.


#12

:confused: You’d rather they practiced more deception and trickery against us? I’m tempted to use some other words to describe such sly and deceptive people, but I wont.

Thank goodness their not.

Not only that, but if this is the stuff that gets caught due to how brazen they have become, imagine what doesn’t get caught.

“For the sake of His sorrowful passion, have mercy on us and on the whole world.”

God Bless You

Thank you for reading
Josh


#13

Not hugely, I suspect it elsewhere, especially here in Australia on certain issues, but what upsets me most is that one can’t call it out because we can’t know for sure, I can only suspect, meanwhile they get free reign and other naïve people give it legitimacy. :frowning:

Leaks like this help though.

God Bless You

Thank you for reading
Josh


#14

Because it’s deception, if they want to protest something fair enough, but be honest about ones intentions and protest (peacefully), what these people do is mislead and deceive, which is of the lowest kind. Then the papers and media record that this senator was ‘booed’ by his constituents and conservatives (or some other nonsense) by the crowd when it was a total setup.


#15

Who are they deceiving? How is it a set up? They’re constituents who are organizing.


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The Senator for starters, for not being honest that they were there to protest and pretending to be his constituents and trying to shut down or silence anyone else to make it ‘look’ like a majority and that all his constituents hate him.


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They ARE his constituents.


#18

Hmmm… Well, I think protesting really should be more about persuasion than shutting down conversation. I’m in the process of teaching my two year old that mindless protesting gets him put in time out.


#19

Worked for the Tea Party. Worked for the GOP last 8 years. Where was Garlands conversation?

Reap what you sow.


#20

It was a setup.

And what you said here is exactly what I’m talking about and what the media will report, and that’s the deception right there, it was a setup to make it look like they were all his constituents that ‘booed’ him.


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