Political Insider

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‘Political Rewind’ replay: How to handle an angry town hall meltdown

Today’s edition of GPB’s “Political Rewind” begins by noting that U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter, R-Pooler, is the sole Republican member of Congress from Georgia brave enough to host a town hall meeting during this recess week.

Do you hide? Or is the best tactic for Republicans a rope-a-dope strategy? Talk until you wear them out.

If you missed it live this afternoon, you can listen to it here now:

Today’s line-up: Host Bill Nigut; Greg Bluestein, one of your AJC Insiders; Lori Geary, a former political reporter for WSB-TV; Loretta Lepore, a GOP consultant; and Patricia Murphy, columnist for the Daily Beast and Roll Call.

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Jim Galloway is a three-decade veteran of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution who writes the Political Insider blog and column.