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Why Collin Peterson doesn’t do town meetings

Why Collin Peterson doesn’t do town meetings
By Eric Black

Minnesota Congressman Collin Peterson showed up unexpectedly in the middle of a Politico piece on the “birthers” who have been demanding that their congressfolk do something about what they believe to be the suspicious circumstances of Pres. Obama’s birth.

The Politico reporters must have been asking other members of Congress how they handle wild conspiracy theories in which their constituents fervently believe. And they must’ve reached Peterson, producing this paragraph:

“Twenty-five percent of my people believe the Pentagon and Rumsfeld were responsible for taking the twin towers down,” said Rep. Collin Peterson, a Democrat who represents a conservative Republican district in Minnesota. “That’s why I don’t do town meetings.”