Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Senator Arlen Specter (D-PA) I think are getting a taste of things to come for Members of Congress who hold town halls on this subject of health care reform. You know it isn’t like Philly is a conservative stronghold. Where’s the brotherly love? Not feeling it.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Sen. Arlen Specter got a preview Sunday of the tough sell lawmakers will face over health care as audience members booed and jeered them during a town hall meeting in Philadelphia.
Among those at odds with the officials touting the $1 trillion, 10-year plan was a woman who earned loud applause when she said she doesn’t want Washington interfering with her health care choices. (read the rest)
Here a video of some of the exchange:
If I were Senator Specter I would really be concerned about my reelection prospects. Is it any wonder the Obama administration wanted this done before the August recess?
Update II (8/4/09): Robert Gibbs say the anger toward their health care plan is manufactured! Talk about having his head in the sand. Get out of D.C. much Mr. Gibbs? Also, let’s not sucker punch our Senators and Congressman, that would be soooo mean. Again if they had a clue what was going on in their districts this shouldn’t be a surprise.