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Ed Perlmutter gets an earful at health-care meeting in Brighton

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On Friday, we shared a video in which folks protesting healthcare reform in Pueblo compared Obamacare to Pol Pot and Adolph Hitler -- and this brand of overheated rhetoric is hardly isolated to that community. Over the weekend at an event in Brighton, pro-healthcare reform rep Ed Perlmutter was greeted by a group toting signs with slogans such as "Seniors: Get Your Death Pills Here" -- and at one point, you'll here one man shout, "We will ram it down your throats and shove it up your butt. And you'll like it!" According to the video's maker, supporters of healthcare reform at the gathering outnumbered those opposed to it -- but they weren't nearly as colorful.

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