I was unable to get over to today’s Health Care March in Newport Beach. Fortunately, Martin Wisckol over at the Register was and posted about it on Total Buzz.
After two local town halls focusing on Democratsâ€™ heath-care reform proposal attracted more opponents than backers, advocates for a public health-insurance option took to the streets today to get their message out.
But they werenâ€™t alone. While opponents were outnumbered by roughly 3-1, about 100 foes of the government-run option countered with signs and chants of their own on the opposite street corner on Fashion Island, outside the building that houses the district office of Rep. John Campbell, R-Newport Beach.
One aspect of the debate many on both sides of the street agreed on: The current health-care system is not working well. Read the complete post here.
The Register also posted the following video of the march.
The organizers of the Health March sent out a video as well:[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ezb9jd503ow[/youtube]