To celebrate the end of the week (though the Senate will keep working through the weekend!), we’re highlighting some recent multimedia health reform battles.
MoveOn.org raised over $1 million following Sen. Joe Lieberman’s initial promise to filibuster health reform. Then the liberal advocacy org produced this sock puppet video:
Chris Rovzar of New York Magazine’s Daily Intel writes, “they’re launching a mildly mean ad campaign. Involving unfunny sock puppets! That’ll teach him, libs. You spend that money wisely.”
A video of Sen. Al Franken denying Lieberman an extension of time to finish a floor speech (in support of an amendment for a Medicare advisory committeee) caused Hot Air’s Allah Pundit to quip: “Lieberman says he doesn’t take it personally, but if you believe the left, his every waking moment is spent calculating revenge on his political enemies. How will he thwart Franken?”
The Heritage Foundation posts a video that includes doctors “talking back” to Vice President Biden on health reform:
The White House blog just posted a video of President Obama after he met with Senate leaders Tuesday, saying he thinks they are “on the verge of passing significant reform legislation.”
But Dems beware, Sen. Jim DeMint is lading a charge to have the entire bill read aloud, and turned to Twitter for more support this morning: