Thursday, March 05, 2009

America's "Thelma and Louise" Moment

It happened today at the end of the President's Health Care forum and it got a chuckle, despite the seriousness of what Obama was trying to say.

Obama jokes that health care reform can’t follow the path of Thelma and Louise ‘over the cliff.’

At today’s White House health care summit, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) observed, “We’re past the Harry and Louise moment,” referring to the the 1990s anti-health reform ad campaign. “We’re at the Thelma and Louise moment. We’re in the car heading for the cliff.” (Watch it.) At the conclusion of the summit today, President Obama quoted [...]

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