In this letter written by J.J. Crovatto, Crovatto writes about how right Frelinghuysen is about avoiding town halls. He’s agreeing with Republican Frelinghuysen aspect in every sentence of his letter. The letter saying that Frelinghuysen should avoid town halls because of his safety being at risk if he shows up to a town hall. That people have been acting as savages lately and that they should be under control in the this meetings. Crovatto demonstrates a clearly conservative perspective that is influenced by safety and threats, who probably has experienced something like this before in his life. He might have attended a town hall that got out of control and was aware of his safety being at risk. It seems clear that Crovatto is more selfish than helping because he cares more about his own well-being than the People’s well-being. Prefers to ignore the concerns of people for a while than to face the reasons of the catastrophic town halls that have been happening. How do you want people to not be aggressive when representatives don’t show up to hear what the People have to say? Making this a violation to the right to petition the government for people, which creates a mess that shouldn’t be happening if representatives just showed up to the town halls.
In this article, Amanda Brandeis is talking about Felicia Miyakawa and the people being outrageous that Williamson County Representative John Carter declined the invitation for the town hall that the people organized. Brandeis believes that it’s unfair for the people to have to be dealing with Carter’s absence to the town hall because of everything they did to organize this event. Mainly since they want to be heard on an Health Care Act that brings fear among thousands to millions of people. Brandeis demonstrates a liberal perspective by the way she’s writing in having more opinions from people who are against the health care. She’s not doing this just because it’s a writer’s job. She’s doing it because she wants to build awareness for others reading her article and she probably came from an environment where she wanted people to build awareness on an issue that she might of had in her past. She wants others to know that what’s happening with other congressman not showing up to hear the concerns of others is not the way. It seems clear that Brandeis doesn’t want people to live in fear by the way she’s writing to spread the news out to others. Fear is a strength, but a weakness in that Republicans might not view it that way. Republicans would think people are being too paranoid, which would be a downfall of this argument.
In this letter by James Cook, he’s saying that the Senator of Maine, Susan Collins, hasn’t responded or answered to the question that Cook and other Mainers have saying if she could attend a town hall that the people of Maine have been wanting to schedule. However, Susan Collins hasn’t responded to the invitation and her staff has been rejecting the invitation. Cook demonstrates a liberal perspective that was probably influenced by the 2016 presidential election in being more concerned for people’s rights.He’s an activist for people, who seems to have a bit of experience by the way he’s writing the letter to Sen. Collins. He’s writing the letter on behalf of the people of Maine knowing that the representative is violating the right to petition for the people by rejecting the invitation to a town hall, not wanting to hear what the people have to say. However, Cook’s letter may be a way of bringing people together to fight against Collins, but it won’t be enough of an impact on the Senator of Maine to go to the town hall, making this letter vulnerable for the people who want a say.
In the article, Amber Phillips talks about the representatives and states implying restrictions on the people who can attend the town halls, violating the right to petition the government. She believes that it is unfair to people that not everyone can go to the town halls because of not meeting the rules that are implied in the restrictions. Phillips makes an argument by stating in her Twitter that she tried to get into a town hall, but wasn’t able to, ending her statement with a question mark as a question of concern and asking others to share their experience if it has ever happened. She’s being concerned because it seems odd for the representatives to not let in some people, when a town hall is for everyone, not just for certain people. Phillips demonstrates a clearly liberal perspective by her experience and seems to take action towards the right of the people. She believes more in giving the people something to read about, not because they have to know, but because they need to know for their own good. Phillips tells it straight-forward, doesn’t want to make it complex for people to understand. She wants people to understand of the circumstances, mainly by her concern of the experiences that other people have faced with not being able to go to a town hall, being aware of the controversy. Her job as a writer being persuasive just like people’s voices in town halls.
In this article, Scott Detrow talks about the MacArthur incident with the GOP Health Care Bill, how the town hall was erupted with frustration from the people, mainly from what MacArthur had to say to the people and giving his “reasons” to why he supports the health care bill, ignoring the People’s say. Detrow’s say in the article makes us believe that he’s a bit biased since he focused on the Republican side in the 2016 race, spending time on the campaign trail with Donald Trump. He has an idea of the point of view of the Republicans, understanding it, but not fully like his liberal perspective making Detrow biased. Detrow makes his case liberal in a way that he has you question his perspective, all the way to the end of the article, where he clears up his perspective by saying that that’s the case with Republicans. Undermining MacArthur’s statement, who questions the people that they don’t like what one says and they assume they’re frauds and idiots and dishonest. Detrow saying that that’s the case with political quarters, specifically to the Republican, Tom MacArthur. Making us believe that Detrow views him as a hypocrite, mainly by MacArthur saying that the health care bill will be beneficial to people. But how will it be beneficial when he always employs his dead daughter’s story as a “reason” for supporting the Republican health care, making it obvious that he’s not listening to what the people have to say just like every other Republican representative because that’s the case.