The Billionaires for Wealthcare infiltrated an American Health Insurance Plans’ annual conference in Washington DC, and during a keynote talk from an industry pollster performed a full blown musical number, thanking the industry for killing the public option and protecting their profits. All set to the tune of “Tomorrow, Tomorrow” from Annie:
Says the group on their website:
Health care reform is on life-support and we’re here to pull the plug. Thanks to our loyal foot-soldiers Glenn Beck and Rush Limbaugh, we’ve raised the level of discourse to a cacophonous din.
Even the speaker who was interrupted (who was one of the driving forces behind the “Harry and Louise” ads that torpedoed Clinton’s attempt at health care reform) remarked “That was very good singing.”
By the way, yes, I realize that this happened a couple of weeks ago, but as many of you know I was out of the country for four weeks and I’m just getting around to posting now. Sorry if it is old news to you.