Dexter Indivisible group achieves what others couldn’t: Forced Republican Tim Walberg to dialog with constituents | Eclectablog

Photos by Anne C. Savage.

 

For the past several months, Dexter-area residents in Michigan’s 7th Congressional District have been trying in vain to get Republican Congressman Tim Walberg to hold a public townhall in their area so that they can share their views and have a direct dialog with him.

Since last November’s election, he has held only tightly controlled telephone townhalls and a single event in Hillsdale that was equally controlled by him and his staff.

This past Saturday, Walberg was in Dexter to attend a men’s prayer breakfast. The Indivisible group Indivisible Dexter arranged a space in a nearby church and invited Walberg to meet with them directly after his breakfast meeting.

He declined.

In response, Indivisible Dexter organized a protest in front of the church where Walberg was present.

On a freezing cold morning, activists trudged a quarter mile from an offsite parking area and over 100 of them lined the road in front of the church.

They held signs and were respectful…

READ MORE HERE: Dexter Indivisible group achieves what others couldn’t: Forced Republican Tim Walberg to dialog with constituents | Eclectablog

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