Mike Coffman

After bullying remarks about environmentalists and immigrants, Rep. Tom McClintock calls for 'civil discussion'

After bullying remarks about environmentalists and immigrants, Rep. Tom McClintock calls for 'civil discussion'

Bullies are usually quick to start whining when things don’t go their way. With that in mind, let’s take a look at the recent experience of Rep. Tom McClintock (R-Elk Grove), who became a viral sensation the other day when he was seen scurrying out of a meeting with constituents in his district, escorted by police. Many of the hundreds of attendees had come to urge McClintock not to vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act, on which they depend for their healthcare.

On Tuesday, a rattled McClintock took to the House floor to

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