Thursday, August 28, 2008

Harry and Louise Return to Promote Healthcare for All

Harry and Louise are back; this time to promote full quality helath coverage for eveyone. In 1993, Harry and Louise wer the fictional characters created by the insurance industry to scare Americans away from the clinton healthcare plan. While the Clinton plan left a lot to be desired, the Harry and Louise-inspired backlash helped Newt Gingrich and the Republicans take over Congress in 1994. Those events are the prime reason why politicians have been reluctant to support quality, affordable healthcare for all until now. Here's to a new Harry and Louise inspired backlash; this time against anyone refusing to back healthcare for all Americans.

In case you've forgotten (or were too young) here's the insurance industry's original Harry and Louise ad:

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