Jillian Bandes

“I’d like to be extremely brief,” he said in opening remarks, after the crowd had just gone wild over Moran’s opening statements, “because I’d like to hear from you, even though it’s clear I’m doing a lot of that already.”

Moran tried to address several issues during the course of the event, focusing on things he called health care “myths.” According to Moran, Obamacare wouldn’t mean “expanded government control over your health care,” specific end-of-life care would not be forced upon consumers by the government under the public option, and employers would provide more coverage, not less, under the proposed reforms. After making the claim that “there is no rationing of care under this plan,” the crowd booed, and then cheered, with the cheers taking over the boos.

Moran just shook his head.


Jillian Bandes

Jillian Bandes is the National Political Reporter for Townhall.com