A Backlash Brewing Against the Paul Ryan Budget?

By Tom McCarthy

Apr 26, 2011 10:45pm

A Florida town hall meeting with Rep. Dan Webster slipped into bedlam today, with crowd members shouting down the freshman GOP congressman and yelling at one another, the Orlando Sentinel reports. At issue was the budget plan drafted by Rep. Paul Ryan that would change Medicare into a plan that provides subsidies to pay for private insurance instead of the the current government-run health coverage. Do you think a backlash is brewing against GOP proposals to cut entitlements to balance the budget?

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