Anyone know why Republicans are so terrified of holding Town Hall meetings this year?

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    Take a look at how leftists are behaving in the Kavanaugh hearings, and take a wild guess.
     
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    It's not you; the Republican pols have been afraid of holding them since the Obamacare fight last year. We had a lot of protesters and hollerers and things got really ugly and there was very little that could be accomplished.
    Our local Republican US Congresscritter is holding "telephonic townhalls" which I keep getting robo-invited to attend since I sent him an e-mail bitching about something. I presume they hang up on you if you're loud or disruptive. Also, no one could throw rotten eggs. But nothing like that was happening around here, anyway.
     
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    Gabby Giffords was holding a meet n greet.
     
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    Being afraid of one's constituents. The new normal.
     
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    That is really sick.
     
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    I've mentioned this before, but one of my aunts got so worked up at a Town Meeting that she stroked out and died on the steps as she left.
    And that was years before Obamacare or Trump or any of that. Town Meeting can be long and contentious some years, and everyone gets their say, but shutting others up by drowning them out? No.
     
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    No reason for them really. Everything is moving to virtual these days.
     
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    These Town Hall meetings become opportunities for the folks on the Left to show up in disproportionate numbers and scream bloody murder over things the majority don’t care about. So they’re now worth doing.
     
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    Leftist paid protesters are trucked around from town hall to town hall to disrupt. If a few of them had heads busted they wouldn't feel so comfortable in disrupting.
     
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