WALL STREET JOURNAL: Growing anger over big government. “Recent town-hall uproars weren’t just about health care. They were also eruptions of concern that the government is taking on too much at once. That suggests trouble for the president and his party, and fears of losses in next year’s midterm election are likely to shape the Democrats’ fall agenda.”

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