Short version of the video below: guy goes up to Rep. Jared Polis (D, CO), tells Polis that the guy’s premiums – thanks to Obamacare – have almost doubled, and asks Polis what’s so affordable about the Affordable Care Act, anyway. Polis’s response? He pretends that this problem is unique to the guy, and can thus be somehow fixed with a phone call.
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Expected 30 at a sidewalk coffee place: got several hundred.
A few things to note:
- No SEIU on hand, so everything stayed peaceful.
- CO-02 is D+11 and includes the city of Boulder. They haven’t elected a Republican Congressman there since the 1970s. A front line in the 2010 election wars, it isn’t.
- Man, but there are a lot of ticked-off old people out there who want to talk about why they don’t like the way Congress is handling the health-care situation.
Shame the Speaker of the House would rather blather on about swastika-wielding mobs – hey! She means the ticked-off old people, doesn’t she?
PS: I think that Polis may be getting it, a little. Or at least he’s not a natural born damned fool who’d casually insult an entire voting demographic by calling them Nazi astroturfing shills.
Crossposted to RedState.