Jared Polis is coming to my business this morning, and I'm going to attend his meet-up (I hesitate to call it a town hall, because the whole town isn't invited to this on-campus event). I'm wearing my HCAN T-shirt, and I'm planning on inviting the Congressman to have Congress do a survey as to what it would take for them to individually apply for health care, given their ages (many would qualify for Medicare, but some wouldn't) and various preconditions. Maybe then they might begin to appreciate what their constituents have to go through. Additional suggestions welcome.
This is short since I have to go off to work. I'll be checking in before the meeting, though, and I would appreciate any suggestions from the Kossack world on things to ask him.
He was on Stephen Colbert last night (and I'm going to congratulate him on having the "boulders" to venture onto that show) and then I flipped over to the news and saw him again at a town hall with various people around a table at a town hall, so I'm hopeful it won't be one question and done this morning. I don't know how many people on my campus might be coming over to see him, but I'm hopeful it will be a lot (but not enough that I don't get to tell him I'm pleased he's supporting the Public Option, at the least).
My own congressman, Mike Coffman, was on the same news broadcast complaining about the cost of government health care, as if there is no cost to the country for not doing anything and he's eligible for VA as well as his congressional health care, so he's not got to worry about what those in his district go through every day. Grrr...
Thanks in advance for suggestions.