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August 21, 2009 7:17 AM

Is anger at town halls just about health care reform?

Seven months after President Barack Obama took office promising change and offering hope, another emotion is clanging in American ears: Anger. Anger over massive job losses in a wounded economy. Anger over fat bonuses paid to bankers. Anger over foreclosures, mortgage fraud and the plight of gullible or greedy homeowners duped by predatory lenders. And now — genuine or manufactured — anger over possible health care reform.

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