President Obama came face-to-face with the Tea Party last night in Iowa, clashing with a member during and after a town hall last night.
Ryan Rhodes, a group leader in the Hawkeye State, stood up and shouted a question during a town hall asking the president how he can call for more civility when “your vice president is calling people like me, a Tea Party member, a ‘terrorist.'”
After calling another person, Obama circled back to address Rhodes’ question: “First of all, in fairness to this gentleman who raised a question, I absolutely agree that everybody needs to try to tone down the rhetoric.”
After the event, Obama came up to speak with Rhodes and another Tea Party member