August 15, 2009: Obama blasts insurers, again (Politico)

  • Obama, facing declining poll numbers and a week when congressman have been shouted down by constituents at raucous health care meetings, used the radio and internet address to explain and tout his plan and to take on his critics, insisting that opposition to reform amounts to embracing "a health care system that works better for the insurance industry than it does for the American people."