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  A Top GOP Conservative Defends Pelosi, Slams Fox
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Last EditedServo  Apr 06, 2010 09:23am
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AuthorMatt Laslo
News DateTuesday, April 6, 2010 03:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionAn Oklahoma town hall meeting with colorful characters and a lot of populist anger brought out an often glossed over side of the ultra conservative Sen. Tom Coburn: his sensibility.

After a woman in the audience railed against the possibility of being put in prison for not obtaining health insurance under the Democrat’s new law, Coburn dismissed her remark and questioned the accuracy of Fox News reports on health care reform. The meeting was recorded by radio station KGOU in Norman.


While discussing his policy disagreements with Pelosi Coburn said “she’s a nice lady,” which brought hisses and hoots from the crowd. But Coburn flatly rejected the crowd's animosity towards the liberal Speaker.

“Come on now. She is nice – how many of you all have met her? She’s a nice person,” Coburn said as he went on to lecture the crowd about civility.
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