AFL-CIO Chants 'Bullshit' to Baucus-Faucus Bill: Students Boo it too!
by TarHeel, Thu Sep 17, 2009 at 09:34:27 AM EDT
too funny. I only wish there was video.
Sept. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Union leaders denounced a proposed overhaul of the U.S. health system introduced today by Senator Max Baucus, saying it fails to pressure insurance companies for savings and would tax health plans.
Delegates at the AFL-CIO's convention in Pittsburgh chanted "bullshit" in response to the plan from the Senate Finance Committee's chairman. They were led in the chant by Gerald McEntee, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees.
Baucus bill booed at Obama health rally By Sam Youngman - 09/17/09 12:52 PM ET President Obama's mention of Sen. Max Baucus's healthcare proposal drew boos Thursday at a healthcare rally at the University of Maryland. By contrast, the left-leaning crowd cheered Obama when he endorseed a public health insurance option, which is considered a core provision for liberal lawmakers but is absent from Baucus's (D-Mont.) proposal.