Health Care Protesters Face Off Against Insurance Lobbyists

Published by Huffington Post on March 9, 2010 | Comments

A colorful group of mock counter-protesters stood outside of the Ritz dressed in suits and ball gowns. Part of “Billionaires for Wealth Care,” they held signs that merely praised the status quo.

“We hate the public option because that would force us to compete,” said a man who identified himself as “Max Profit”. He was joined by his friends: “Rob Patient”, “Zee Roe Compassion” and “Heidi Ductable.” “In several markets, there is a near oligarchy with just a couple of insurance companies with 90% of the market share and we love it that way,” Profit said.

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